Alaska History in the Best of the Web Directory

Alaska History

  • A Brief History of Alaska Statehood

    The one hundred years between "Seward's Folly" (1867) and statehood (1959) comprise an intriguing though often ignored narrative about the importance of the "great land" to United States history.

  • Alaska Association for Historic Preservation

    Historic preservation society provides details of programs, resources, events, forms, support and contacts.

  • Alaska Historical Society

    Information on the society's activities, publications, membership, links, history and the latest books on the historic north.

  • Klondike Gold Rush: The Perilous Journey North

    The web exhibition by the University of Washington Library highlights the journey north of Klondike "Stampeders.".

  • Meeting of Frontiers

    A bilingual, multimedia English-Russian digital library that tells the story of the American exploration and settlement of the West, the parallel exploration and settlement of Siberia and the Russian Far East, and the meeting of the Russian-American frontier in Alaska and the Pacific Northwest.

  • PBS: Harriman Expedition Retraced

    In the Harriman Expedition Retraced, scientists, naturalists and artists are observing anew the sites visited by E. H. Harriman's scouting parties a century ago.

  • Society Hill: Alaska

    Searchable directory with information about historical and genealogical societies in Alaska.

  • State History Guide: Alaska

    Features chronological history of Alaska from prehistory to present day.

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