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    Wickersham, Alaska, and the Organic Act

    I came across this recently on the Alaska Historical Society website (http://alaskahistoricalsociety.org/discover-alaska/this-month-in-alaska-history/):  August 24, 1912 – President William Howard Taft signed the Organic Act which created the Territory of Alaska. The signing took place on the birthday of Delegate James…

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    Yukon Quest 1,000 Mile International Sled Dog Race

    I have written about the history related to the Iditarod (see http://www.lynnlovegreen.com/iditarod-time/), but I didn’t know the history behind the Yukon Quest race until this year. Here’s a primer for those of you into sled dog racing and Alaska history.…

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    Facebook, Fall Sale, and Freebies, Oh My!

    There’s a lot going on next week, so today’s blog will be a list of announcements. I hope you find something here that tickles your fancy. 1. I am participating in three Facebook parties this week. (Yes, I know that’s…

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    New Release: Golden Days!

    Happy book birthday to Golden Days, the fourth book in my Alaska Gold Rush series!   Here are the first lines: Elizabeth didn’t see it until it was too late. One moment she was planning a painting of the snowy…