Author: Helen Hegener
Alaskan History Magazine is an independently produced magazine portraying the colorful and important past of the Last Frontier as an exciting journey of exploration, sharing stories of the people, places and events which shaped Alaska's history. Every issue is 48 pages, full color, no advertising. Articles in this issue include: - St. Michael: Gateway to the Yukon and the Kuskokwim: This port, protected from the harsh weather of the open sea, became an important stop in the all-water route to the Klondike via the Yukon River. - Malamute Joe Henderson: In the Tracks of Ernest De Koven Leffingwell: Henderson's goal was to follow the roughly 4,500 dog sled miles that Leffingwell explored and re-shoot photos of the same features to document the changes. - John E. Ballaine and the Alaska Central Railway He also founded and named the town of Seward, and his visionary railroad would one day become the southern terminus of The Alaska Railroad. - May Kellogg Sullivan: A Woman Who Went to Alaska: The author's journey to the Yukon and Alaskan goldfields in 1899, a year after the height of the Klondike Gold Rush. - The Cache Creek Murders: An Unsolved Mystery from 1939: Four brutal murders in the gold fields west of Talkeetna brought a full-blown FBI investigation; sixty-seven single-spaced pages in length. - John P. Clum, U. S. Postal Inspector: From the brawling streets of Tombstone, Arizona to the gold rush camps of Dyea, Nome, and Fairbanks, Inspector John P. Clum made sure the mail got through.