Alaskan History Magazine
Published bimonthly since 2019, Alaskan History Magazine features true stories of the people, places, and events which shaped Alaska's future from prehistory through statehood. Every issue is 48 pages, full color, with no advertising, and published by Northern Light Media. The Alaskan history books published by Northern Light Media are also available to order from this site.
At this time subscriptions are not available, but all of the back issues can be ordered from this site, either individually or as a complete set.
Current issue: May-June, 2021
The May-June, 2021 issue includes the following articles:
• Knik – At one time the largest community on Cook Inlet, and the chief outfitting point for much of western Alaska.
• Alaska Villlages, Eskimo, Indian, Aleut, 1937 – From the perspectives of students at the Eklutna Vocational School.
• An Alaskan “Mush” to Presbytery – The Reverend Samuel Hall Young details a trip over the Iditarod Trail.
• Historic Alaskan Hot Springs – From the Panhandle to the Arctic Slopes to the Aleutian Islands.
• Hotel Holman / Blix’s Roadhouse – One of the most respected establishments on the Valdez-to-Fairbanks Trail.
• Trading Cards: Captain Cook’s Third Voyage – From the Arbuckle Coffee Company.
• 1923 Alaska Railroad Tour Lantern Slides – Presented as a promotional program for the then-new Alaska Railroad.
Alaskan artist Jon Van Zyle, Eagle River
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nice ''product'' there, one that I know is very needed in today's world.... So thank you for producing this and keep up the good work!
Laurie Madsen, Director, Kodiak Public Library
We have enjoyed your publication, and find it worth subscribing to. Thanks for trying to keep Alaskan history alive.
Graphics artist Bill Fikes, Wasilla
A wonderful publication, well researched, delightful stories that even 50 years of living here had not brought to my attention. Very highly recommended!