Photo Credit: Frank Kovalchek

Memories of Old Sunrise now available

April 16, 2014

The KMTA National Heritage Area; the Cook Inlet Historical Society; and the Hope and Sunrise Historical Society partnered to re-publish Memories of Old Sunrise, a rollicking account of the Turnagain Arm Gold Rush of 1896. With an expanded introduction by Dr. Rolfe Buzzell, this memoir offers insights into day-to-day life in the gold mining camps around what is now the ghost town of Sunrise. Complete with photos and maps.

To order please contact emberpress@gmail.com. The book is also available at the Anchorage Museum bookstore and at Amazon.com.  Or visit the Hope and Sunrise Historical and Mining Museum. (907) 782-3740,  64851 Second Street Hope, Alaska.  Open: Memorial Day-Labor Day  hopehistoricalsociety@gmail.com