Cathy Sherman

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Cathy Sherman is the museum director for the Cordova Historical Museum. She can be reached at ACM@cityofcordova.net.

Museum Memories

The Alaskan Syndicate completed the Copper River and Northwest Railway in 1911 and in order to transport the copper ore to the smelters, the...

Make reading a Hobbit

There are several ways to enjoy Hobbit Day and one of them is to throw your own Long Expected Party. You can have the...

Museum Memories: March 24, 2018

By 1920, Cordova had constructed a wharf to support small boats associated with the canneries that now lined the railroad tracks along the busy...

Museum Memories: March 17, 2018

The steady work to keep the “clam capitol” title took its toll on the habitat and production rate for Cordova clam canneries. Quotas placed...
Books in a Library

At Your Library: Freedom of Information Day

Today is an important day for libraries as it recognizes one of the strongest guidelines for libraries in our country. Freedom of Information Day...

Museum Memories: March 10, 2018

The fishing boom in Cordova didn’t revolve just around salmon. Clamming began in the mid-teens with the opening of the Lighthouse Canning and Packing...

At Your Library: Women’s History Month

March is celebrating Women’s History Month! This became a national celebration in 1981 when Congress authorized and requested the President to proclaim the week...

Museum Memories: March 3, 2018

Communication technology was advancing and critical to the development of Alaska, resulting in another huge influx of population. President Roosevelt decreed all governmental radio...

Happy birthday to Dr. Seuss

If you don’t do anything else today, make a point of taking the time to read just one of Dr. Seuss’s more than 60...

2018 books to screen at your library

One of my favorite lines, when asked if I’ve seen a recent movie is to respond, “no, but I’ve read the book!”Book lovers are...





















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