Sun, December 16, 2012

Welcome to 49 History!

Welcome to the Alaska Historical Society’s new blog!

The goal of the blog is very simple: to promote the study and understanding of Alaska’s history. We offer this online platform to provide information and also to respond to your questions about Alaska history.

New posts will be added each week, so please check back often.

Have a question about Alaska history? Send it to moderator Ross Coen ( and we’ll do our best to point you in the right direction.

The Alaska Historical Society 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. We invite you to visit our main website at <> to learn more about the organization and its programs and publications.

Thanks for visiting!