Petersburg Pilot -

Whale Watching and LeConte Glacier Tours based out of Petersburg Alaska

Alaska considers selling historic museum to save money

 

March 14, 2019



SITKA, Alaska (AP) — A historic Alaska museum and library may be sold at the direction of Gov. Mike Dunleavy, according to a state official.

The Sheldon Jackson Museum and adjacent Stratton Library building in Sitka, southwest of Juneau, are under consideration for sale or transfer. The Daily Sitka Sentinel reported .

Patience Frederiksen, Alaska’s director of libraries, archives and museums, informed a legislative subcommittee about the Republican governor’s plans last Friday.

The museum founded in 1897 by Presbyterian missionary Sheldon Jackson is Alaska’s oldest concrete struc...



For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.



 

Reader Comments
(0)

 
 

Our Family of Publications Includes:

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2019

Rendered 07/13/2019 17:51