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Show your work at the Holiday Art Show

The Cordova Museum is seeking artists for their annual Holiday Art Show. Drop-off deadline to the museum is Saturday, Dec. 1 by 5 p.m. and...

Museum Memories

Cordovans have, for many years, been traveling “out-the-road.” It’s just the mode of transportation that’s changed! This lovely young couple seems to be heading...

Museum Memories

This photo puts the song “Working on the Railroad” into a whole new light. Sometimes, accidents happen. There were times when the Copper River...

Cordova Historical Society awarded $10,000 grant

The Cordova Historical Society has been awarded $10,000 by the Alaska State Museum for their fiscal year 2019 Museum Grant-in-Aid Awards. The award was one...

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...

Hoover’s artwork celebrates fishing ancestry, fish runs

The ever-changing Copper River Gallery now features six large, acrylic-on-wood panel paintings, titled “Bloodline”, created by local Cordovan artist Rachel Hoover. Large white and black...

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

In the ’20s, virtually every island in Prince William Sound that was suitable for raising foxes was under permit with the Forest Service. In...

Museum Memories

Even President Warren Harding became one of Cordova’s visitors in the booming era of resource extraction. During his 1923 visit to Alaska, Harding arrived...