Museum Memories: ‘Old Town’ Eyak

Here’s a great image of Cordova’s past. Taken over 100 years ago, this photo shows “Old Town” once known as Eyak and then Odiak it...

Museum Memories: Cordova’s first school

One of our all-time favorite photos, this was Cordova’s first school perched high on the crest of Browning Avenue. In 1908, Miss Meldah Nettleton first...

Museum Memories: Cordova’s first school

By 1910 – 1911, Cordovans had their very first new school and were extremely proud of the structure that sat near the crest of...

Museum Memories

The history of formal schooling in Alaska is really two stories. One covers the origins and development of schools for those – mostly Euro-Americans...

Museum Memories

This photo, taken in the late 1930s, shows the work completed on the spit by the Civilian Conservation Corps. This revetment was created to...

Museum Memories

At the recent Cordova Historical Society dinner, a delicious clam dip hit the sweet spot for a lot of diners and made us all...

Museum Memories

Recently the City of Cordova Port and Harbor hosted a booth at the 2016 Fish Expo in Seattle. Not only is it a great...

Cordova’s first city hall was an old wooden structure that dated back to 1935, but conveniently housed the administration, civil defense, fire and police...

Museum Memories

Cordova’s first city hall was an old wooden structure that dated back to 1935, but conveniently housed the administration, civil defense, fire and police...

Look at this elegant holiday party taking place in Cordova circa 1930s. The wallpaper or mural is reason enough to delve deeper into this...

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