The May-June, 2020 issue of Alaskan History Magazine features articles on the following topics:
• The 1935 government social experiment known as the Matanuska Colony Project, which brought 200 farm families to Palmer.
• A unique historic look at the 1918 influenza epidemic from the Alaskan legislature, in which Governor Thomas Riggs, Jr. explained the situation.
• The pioneering packhorse trip of the English journalist E. J. Glave and the cowboy trailblazer Jack Dalton, from the coast near Haines to the upper reaches of Kluane Lake.
• Stephen Birch and the Kennecott Copper Company, and the infamous Alaska Syndicate.
• The wide-ranging travels of Archdeacon Hudson Stuck, who ministered via dog team and riverboat across the northern reaches of the Alaska territory.
• The history of an unusual stone storehouse built in 1896 in Hyder, on the border of Alaska and Canada.
Additional regular columns will make this another wonderful and wide-ranging exploration of Alaskan history!
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