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Alaska Historical Commission to meet May 23-24 in Seward


(Anchorage, AK) - The Alaska Historical Commission will meet Thursday-Friday, May 23-24, 2013, in the Seward Public Library, located at 239 – 6th Ave. in Seward.  The meeting is open to the public and will begin at 1:30 p.m. on the 23rd.  

Agenda items for the meeting include review of requests from Certified Local Governments for historic preservation project grants, review of five applications to name geographic features in the state, and discussion of commemorating the Cold War.  Commission members will hear about and discuss historic preservation in Seward, Alaska history curriculum projects, and Iditarod Trail programs.

Any person or group wishing to address the members of the commission on matters relating to history, archaeology, or historic preservation is invited to participate in the 4:00 p.m. public comment session.

Copies of the preliminary meeting agenda are available by writing to the Office of History and Archaeology, Alaska Department of Natural Resources, 550 West 7th Ave., Suite 1310, Anchorage, AK 99501-3565, sending an e-mail to oha@alaska.net, or calling 907-269-8721.  More information about the Commission is available at the OHA website at www.dnr.state.ak.us/parks/oha/index.htm.

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