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 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 discuss commemorating the end of the Cold War along with other issues of concern to understanding Alaska history including 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 on May 23rd.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org, 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.