Mariners' Memorial holds second annual auction
April 4, 2019
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 a dozen items in both a live and silent auction. Many people from across town came out to support the memorial and to bid. This was the second year in a row for the board to hold an auction.
Board Member Brennon Eagle gave the public a short update on the memorial and the organization before the auction began. So far, $125,000 had been raised towards the memorial, he said, and the organization...