Alaskan History Magazine is an independently produced magazine dedicated to portraying the colorful and important past of the Last Frontier as an interesting and exciting journey of exploration. The style is conversational, yet confident and informative, thoroughly researched to bring the true stories of the people, places and events which shaped Alaskan history to a wide readership. Subscribe, order all the back issues, or just order a single issue:
March-April, 2020 issue, Vol. 2, No. 2, postpaid
1 Year Subscription, Six Issues, beginning with the current issue. The March-April, 2020 issue of Alaskan History Magazine features a wide range of Alaskan history, from some of the first photographs of Alaska by Eadweard Muybridge, to the earliest settlers at Valdez, and an adventuresome lady musher who blazed trails where today’s Alaska Highway crosses the northern landscape. Also Dr. James Taylor White on the U.S. Revenue Cutter Bear, and Luther Sage "Yellowstone" Kelly, an Indian scout who helped write Alaska's history.
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May-June, 2019 issue, Vol. 1, No. 1, postpaid
Articles include the construction of the Alaska Railroad; a 1918 trip by Margaret Murie, Addison Powell’s 1902 adventures in the Copper River Valley, the All Alaska Sweepstakes sled dog race, the 1909 Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition in Seattle, and the 1935 Matanuska Colony barns.
July-August, 2019 Issue, Vol. 1, No. 2, postpaid
Alaskan bush pilots and early aviators, Alaska’s first newspaper, The Esquimaux; the Alaska Steamship Company; a 1916 horseback trip across the Kenai Peninsula by Frank G. Carpenter; Alaska’s first commercially successful novelist, Barrett Willoughby; and an exciting childhood in the gold rush town of Nome
Sept-Oct, 2019 issue, Vol. 1, No. 3, postpaid
The sled dog artwork of Josephine Crumrine, the luxury cruise of railroad magnate Edward H. Harriman and his carefully selected passenger list of scientists and artists, the importance of a key player in Alaska’s history: the sea otter, and the story of the SS Nenana, the Last Lady of the River. Also the history of Alaska’s flag, and an excerpt from Josiah E. Spurr’s 1896 expedition to the Birch Creek Mining District.
Nov-Dec, 2019 issue, Vol. 1, No. 4, postpaid
The Orr Stage Company, a WPA guidebook to territorial Alaska, the Kink in the FortyMile, the Woodchopper Roadhouse, pioneer Native rights activist Elizabeth Peratrovich, and the 1898 explorations of Capt. Edwin F. Glenn and W. C. Mendenhall through the Matanuska Valley.
Jan-Feb, 2020 issue, Vol. 2, No. 1, postpaid
The history of Chilkoot Pass, the 1915 Tanana Chiefs Conference, the Davidson Ditch, author Ella Rhodes Higginson, 'Baldy of Nome' author Esther Birdsall Darling, and Bard of the Yukon, Robert Service.