By Amber Armstrong
Wrangell Sentinel 

The Way We Were

From the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago


July 9, 1922

The Fourth of July has come and gone and one of the most successful Independence Day celebrations that Wrangell has ever known has passed into history. Much of the success of a celebration of this kind depends on the weather, and this year the weather was ideal. The street sports in the afternoon were very much the same as in former years. There were, however, two new sport attractions that aroused the most intense interest. The Tlingit war canoe race was a big drawing card, and it is doubtful if the McCormack dock ever had more people on it at one time. Two genuine war canoes...

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