Museum Memories

The Red Dragon, designed as a multipurpose mission center, might be one of Cordova’s most historic properties. The Reverend E. P. Newton,...

Along Second Street

Working our way north on Second Street, we have reached the Red Dragon Historic District, which includes St. George’s Episcopal Church and...

A walk down Second Street

We continue to trace the historic buildings of Second Street and it was a difficult decision deciding at which end of the...

A walk down memory lane

As the City of Cordova begins preparations for the revamping of Second Street, the folks at the museum have been assisting the...

Museum Memories: Cordova’s WWII airfield

By the end of the 1930s, there were over 100 airfields in Alaska but only four adequate for modern aircraft. The Civil Aeronautics Act created an authority to regulate air traffic and in 1940 as World War II raged in Europe, Congress seriously considered its Alaskan defenses.

Museum Memories: Grit and determination

In the early 1940s, Cordova was experiencing growing pains. Luckily, Cordova built a strong foundation on the backs of gritty individuals with convictions determined to maintain a vibrant place in the history of Alaska.

Museum Memories: An act of civil disobedience

In 1993, fishermen blockaded Valdez Narrows, holding up 25 percent of the nation's domestic oil supply for three days.

Museum Memories: Memories of Copper Days gone by

A photo from the Cordova Historical Society archives gives us a glimpse of a Copper Day celebrated many decades ago.
Construction workers who helped build the Copper River and Northwestern Railway. Photo courtesy of the Cordova Historical Society

Museum Memories: Building the Million Dollar Bridge

Construction and operation of the Copper River and Northwestern Railway meant good work for many men, writes Cathy Sherman.
Photo courtesy of the Cordova Historical Society

Museum Memories: The younger years of the CoHo

The demolition of the Cordova Hotel and Bar got Cathy Sherman looking through the archives for photos of the building.


Updates from CPD 01-09-2023 through 01-15-2023

The following incidents were reported to the Cordova Police Department between 01-09-2023 through 01-15-2023. Any charges reported in these press releases are...
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