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Mariners' Memorial construction update

More progress has been made on the Wrangell Mariners' Memorial, but several aspects of the project have been put on hold as winter begins. Jenn Miller-Yancey, with the Wrangell Mariners' Memorial...

 
 By Caleb Vierkant    News    October 1, 2020

Update on Mariners' Memorial construction

Construction on the Wrangell Mariners' Memorial is coming along well, according to Mariners' Memorial Board Treasurer Jeff Jabusch. The steel for the memorial's walls themselves has been ordered, he s...

 
 By Caleb Vierkant    News    August 13, 2020

More progress made on Mariners' Memorial construction

Work continues on the Wrangell Mariners' Memorial, a project to honor the memory of Wrangell seafarers who have lost their lives. As previously reported in the last construction update, the roof of...

 

Top goes on the Mariners' Memorial gazebo

The top of the Mariners' Memorial gazebo was installed last Monday, July 20. The memorial has been a long-running project to recognize Wrangellites who have lost their lives at sea...

 
 By Caleb Vierkant    News    May 28, 2020

Mariners' Memorial coming together

More progress has been made on the Wrangell Mariners' Memorial. The memorial is an ongoing project to recognize Wrangell sailors who have been lost at sea. Jenn Miller-Yancey, with the Mariners'...

 

Mariners' Memorial construction nearing milestones

The Wrangell Mariners' Memorial project is moving along at a good pace, according to Brennon Eagle. The memorial has been a long-running project for the community, beginning back in the early 2000s....

 

Mariners' Memorial seeking $6,000 by the end of the month

The Wrangell Mariners' Memorial Board brought in a little less than $5,000 with their annual fish fry last month. Proceeds like this are going towards the mariners' memorial by Heritage Harbor,...

 
 By Caleb Vierkant    News    July 4, 2019

Mariners' Memorial project in progress, receives Rasmuson grant

The Wrangell Mariners' Memorial, an ongoing project to build a memorial to honor Wrangellites who have been lost at sea, has made several big steps forward. Jenn Miller, president of the Mariners'...

 
 By Caleb Vierkant    News    April 4, 2019

Mariners' Memorial holds second annual auction

The Wrangell Mariners' Memorial Board held its second annual auction at the Stikine Inn last Saturday evening. The auction, to raise money for a planned memorial to honor Wrangell seafarers, had over...

 

Port Commission workshops Mariners' Memorial

The Wrangell Port Commission held its monthly meeting on Feb. 7 to hold a public workshop on the Mariners' Memorial. Members of the community have been working towards a memorial for Wrangell sailors lost at sea for almost two decades, according to...

 

In memoriam

One of a pair of pipers play the first few verses to "Amazing Grace" on May 20, following a Blessing of the Fleet jointly held during a Mariners' Memorial fundraiser. Straddling an overlook between...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    February 1, 2018

Fundraiser set to benefit new mariners' memorial

The organizing committee for a planned mariners’ memorial will be holding a winter fundraiser this weekend. A monument dedicated to Wrangell’s lost mariners has been in the making for over a decade. The Port Commission took off with it in 2009,...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    September 21, 2017

Mariners memorial gets 501(c)(3) status, seeking memberships

A steering committee for a proposed memorial is seeking out public support for the project. A memorial dedicated to Wrangell's lost mariners has been a longstanding ambition for a number of residents....

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    November 13, 2014

Memorial design unveiled, Ports discuss parking

Drawings for the future mariners' memorial at Heritage Harbor were unveiled at Wrangell's monthly Port Commission meeting on Nov. 6 in the City Hall Assembly Chambers. Drawn up by architect Christophe... Full story

 

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