Museum Memories

The East Coast-based Alaskan Syndicate struggled with their Katalla route. Open to the Gulf of Alaska and its fierce weather, the docks and breakwaters...

Museum Memories

Mike Heney chose the name “Cordova” for the new townsite after learning of Spanish explorer Salvador Fidalgo’s naming of Cordoba Bay. The incorporation of...

Museum Memories

The first structure to be completed in the new town site was the Northern Saloon. Four days later on July 14, 1908, the Red...

Cordova’s Public Works Streets Division installs new flagpole

Cordova’s Public Works Streets Division put another finishing touch on the Cordova Center by working with Jerry Blackler to install majestic new flagpoles just...

Museum Memories

The Allen expedition opened the interior of the Copper River region to prospectors such as Clarence Warner and ‘Tarantula’ Jack Smith, who discovered the...

Construction to begin on Adams Avenue

The Alaska Department of Transportation has prepared a letter of intent to award the Adams Avenue construction work to Wilson Construction, Cordova officials note in...

Museum Memories

At the turn of the century, the Alaska Packers Association and Alaska Syndicate were powerful entities based out of San Francisco that owned nearly...

Museum releases Copper River Highway historical tour brochure

A new brochure providing a historical tour guide from Mile 0 to Mile 13 on the Copper River Highway has been completed by the...

Museum Memories

Of all the methods of catching fish, fish traps were the most efficient and cost-effective. More than 40 trap sites were established in Prince...

Museum Memories

It took until 1951 for the first moose calves to be released on the Delta. The first successful calf born on the Copper River...

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