This week's state museum lecture to focus on Tracy Arm history

The Andrew P. Kashevarof Memorial Lecture Series continues next week at the State Museum, with “Tracy Arm History Notes: Illuminating a Landscape with Museum Objects and Library Collections,” led by Museum Educator Mary Irvine.


The lecture runs from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 15, at the Alaska State Museum. The series features new research by museum staff, visiting artists, and scholars. Admission to the lectures is free; visitors are welcome to bring a bag lunch.

Upcoming lectures are:

Feb. 22: “The Alaska State Archives: Best Kept Secret in the State,” with Archivist Larry Hibpshman from the Alaska State Archives

Feb. 29: “President Harding in Alaska,” with local historian Jim Geraghty.

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