Welcome to the Alaska Historical Society

PCG-Organization-Icon.pngThe Alaska Historical Society (AHS) is a non-profit, volunteer-based organization dedicated to the promotion of Alaska history by the exchange of ideas and information, the preservation and interpretation of resources, and the education of Alaskans about their heritage. Governed by a 15-member board, the Society provides a forum and a vehicle to achieve these goals. AHS is a membership organization with 430+ members. If you would like to join us, visit our membership page.

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Recent Blog Entries

Historical Society to Launch Lecture/Discussion Series to Enhance Alaska Civil Discourse

Date Posted: July 18, 2023       Categories: News

Press Release: Historical Society to Launch Lecture/Discussion Series to Enhance Alaska Civil Discourse Topics Include Americanization of Alaska, Native Sovereignty, Climate Change, Conservation and Development News Release Contact: David Ramseur, President July 17, 2023 907-317-3657 To help raise the level of civil discourse across Alaska, the Alaska Historical Society (AHS) is launching a four-part lecture and […]

Nike Site Summit Tours

Date Posted: July 1, 2023       Categories: News

Registration is open for tours at historic Nike Site Summit. Information can be found at www.nikesitesummit.net There are only 4 bus tours this year, two on July 8 and two on Aug. 13. Early registration is encouraged.  See flyer for more details.

Call for Papers: Alaska Historical Society Annual Conference

Date Posted: April 20, 2023       Categories: 49 History News

CALL FOR PAPERS ALASKA HISTORICAL SOCIETY ANNUAL CONFERENCE OCTOBER 5-8, 2023 CONNECTIONS AND DISCONNECTIONS IN ALASKA HISTORY Deadline Extended: Call for papers The theme for the Alaska Historical Society’s fall 2023 conference is “Connections and Disconnections in Alaska History,” which speaks broadly to how colonialism, industrialization and global conflict have shaped Alaska history. These historical […]

Alaska Historical Society’s Logo Redesign and Brand Guidelines

Date Posted: April 5, 2023       Categories: 49 History

Request for Proposals Alaska Historical Society’s logo redesign and brand guidelines Project Information The Alaska Historical Society is a non-profit, educational institution dedicated to encouraging creative inquiry into our past, facilitating and advocating for the sharing of information, ideas and resources related to Alaska history, and promoting the value of history in contemporary life. We […]

Alaska Women’s Hall of Fame Nominations Open Now

Date Posted: March 8, 2023       Categories: 49 History

Call for Nominations! The Alaska Women’s Hall of Fame invites Alaskans to nominate outstanding women to be considered for induction into the Alaska Women’s Hall of Fame. Nominations close May 29, 2023. Additional details can be found at alaskawomenshalloffame.com Nominations must be submitted electronically. Save the Date! The Class of 2023 will be inducted on Alaska […]