The Beautiful Matanuska Valley, From the Matanuska Glacier to Point MacKenzie, and from the Knik Glacier to the Little Susitna River, by Helen Hegener, includes chapters on Palmer, Wasilla, and other communities within the Valley, both still-existing and long-gone.
Stories and full color photos of Knik, Sutton, Matanuska, Big Lake, Chickaloon and others tell the story of the founding, settling, and development of the area, while details about the Valley’s geography, geology, transportation, agriculture, mining, recreation, tourism, and history – highlighted by hundreds of full-color photographs – showcase the many wonders of the beautiful Matanuska Valley.
From sled dog races to the Alaska State Fair, and from spring’s colorful flowers to the changing leaves of autumn, the Matanuska Valley is shown in all four seasons.
An excellent gift for visiting friends, family, or anyone who is just curious about this part of Alaska, with full color photos and information about significant landmarks, attractions, historic sites and other points of interest, this book is a must-have volume for anyone who lives in, travels through, or loves Alaska’s beautiful Matanuska Valley!
The Beautiful Matanuska Valley
The Beautiful Matanuska Valley: From the Matanuska Glacier to Point MacKenzie, and from the Knik Glacier to the Little Susitna River, by Helen Hegener. Published by Northern Light Media, 140 pages, full color, 8.5″ x 10″ paperback, maps, resources, index and photo index. $29.95 plus $5.00 for First Class postage.