Museum Memories

Here’s a photo from the archives that captures an early view of the City airport with some summertime strollers. The first plane landed in...

Museum Memories: Forest Service’s original ranger boat

Recently the Society published a photo of the M/V Chugach, the US Forest Service’s original ranger boat in Prince William Sound. The Cordova Historical...

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: First airplane landing in Cordova

Cordova had a lot going on in the roaring ’20s, but no air service until 1929, when the first airplane, a Gorst Air Loening...

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

During the early days in Cordova, there was a small gold rush to Shushana and Cordova was the starting point for those gold seekers....

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Police report

Courtesy of the Cordova Police Department  The following incidents were reported to the Cordova Police Department between 10-10-22...
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