Tag Archives: Valdez-to-Fairbanks Trail

Looking for Lizzy

As an author of books on the history of Alaska, I often receive inquiries from people seeking information about long-lost relatives, and I’m always happy to help whenever I can. Family connections are important, and helping someone piece together clues … Continue reading

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Gakona Roadhouse

This article is an excerpt from the book by Helen Hegener,  Alaskan Roadhouses, Shelter, Food, and Lodging Along Alaska’s Roads and Trails, published in 2015 by Northern Light Media. Ordering information below.   The Gakona roadhouse at milepost 205 on … Continue reading

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Along Alaskan Trails

Along Alaskan Trails, Adventures in Sled Dog History, by Helen Hegener, is a collection of true stories about Alaskan sled dogs and the role they played in the development of the north, with dozens of historic photos from the archives … Continue reading

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New Book: Alaskan Roadhouses

The newest book from Northern Light Media, Alaskan Roadhouses: Shelter, Food and Lodging Along Alaska’s Roads and Trails, by Helen Hegener, is now available! This long-anticipated 284-page book presents historic photos of dozens of individual roadhouses, along with the colorful … Continue reading

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