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Petersburg family remembers Alaskan earthquake

 

Photo courtesy of the Alaska Sportsman and Alaska Magazine

The ground was still shaking as Phil Meeks and Pamela Jensen jumped out of their house (lower left) the day of the earthquake.

Fifty years ago today, March 27, 1964 the largest U.S. earthquake ever recorded rocked southern Alaska.

Petersburg resident and Harbor Way Parts Owner Phil Meeks was seven years old at the time. He was building a snow fort in his Anchorage front y...



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