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The Way We Were In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago.

January 15, 1920 At the regular monthly meeting of the town council held last Thursday evening an ordinance providing for a municipal magistrate for the town of Wrangell was proposed. After some discussion of the subject the council decided to...

 

The Way We Were In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago.

January 8, 1920 Be it enacted by the State House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, that the incorporated town of Wrangell, Alaska, is hereby authorized and empowered to issue its bonds in any sum, not...

 

The Way We Were In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago.

January 1, 1920 The people of Wrangell enjoyed a rare treat Saturday night when a wonderful program of Northland adventure scenics by Richard Suratt was presented at the Rex theater. The first number was a trip to Le Conte glacier showing several...

 

Boat Parade

The Doc Davenport Christmas Boat Parade was held last Saturday evening, Dec. 21. The parade is a decades-long tradition for Wrangell, going back to the 1970s. Boat owners sailed out in the night past...

 

Pancake dinner at Eagle's Nest

Eagle's Nest, the after-school program hosted by Wrangell Bible Baptist Church, held a pancake dinner party to celebrate the Christmas season. Besides dinner, the evening was full of Christmas-themed...

 

Christmas Art Display

Christmas-themed art by Jacquie Dozier is on display at the Nolan Center. This piece was made with mementos from past holidays, according to a placard describing the art piece....

 

The Way We Were

December 25, 1919 E.A. Lindman, secretary of the American organization of Wrangell, recently had occasion to write to Judge Jennings, and in his letter mentioned the fact that Wrangell now has a citizenship night school. Judge Jennings, in his...

 

The Way We Were

December 18, 1919 Delegate George Grigsby has introduced in Congress a bill to empower the Town of Wrangell with authority to issue bonds in any sum not exceeding $80,000; provided, that not to exceed $15,000 of the proceeds of the sale of said...

 

The Way We Were In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago.

December 11, 1919 The Moose social last Friday evening for Moose and their families was a most enjoyable affair. In the early part of the evening the guests played cards. When scores were counted prizes were awarded as follows: Ladies first prize,...

 

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