Wrangell Sentinel -

The Way We Were


In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago.

September 23, 1915: One of the coming industries of Alaska that is more or less overlooked locally and which is coming to front in amazing fashion is agricultural. Mr. W.E. Parrot is at present harvesting one of the finest potato crops imaginable and is offering them for sale to the local market for the small price of two dollars per sack, delivered to your home. The potatoes are far superior to any raised outside, all of them being large and as solid as a rock, and not one among them has a rust spot in the center, as is found in many potatoes...

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