By Amber Armstrong-Hillberry
Wrangell Sentinel 

The Way We Were

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


September 14, 2022

Sentinel file photo

Workmen hurried in September 1972 to get the roof on the new Salvation Army building under construction on Zimovia Highway. Salvation Army officials from throughout the state were working on the building, along with prime contractor Art Ivy, of Wrangell.

Sept. 14, 1922

At the Wrangell Commercial Club weekly luncheon at the Wrangell Hotel last Monday, officers of the Civic Improvement Club were present as guests. A number of worthy projects were discussed, but the one which was taken most seriously was the proposal to utilize the unused patches of soil on Front Street for little flower gardens. It was proposed that the Commercial Club attend to the fencing of these small parcels of ground, and that the ladies of the Civic Improvement Club provide the bulbs and seeds. Mrs. O.C. Palmer, president of the Civic Improvement Club, stated that whil...

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