The history of an era is best told by the people who lived it.
Pioneer Profiles: A History of Petersburg Settlers records the
courage it took for immigrants to travel to America from their
native lands. Unfamiliar with the language, they struggled to
build homes, raise families and live off the land in the harsh
It has been more than a century since the founding of Petersburg
on the shores of Alaska's Mitkof Island. Petersburg's
proximity to the sea — and the beauty of the surrounding
mountains — has endeared it to generations of families,
many of whom still call it home.
The book is out of print.
Stories from the book:
Jim and Edna
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James and Frances Wheeler
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