Anchorage Museum honors legendary pilots with a new exhibition. // © 2013 Anchorage Museum
The Anchorage Museum’s summer exhibition, “Wragnell Mountain Skyboys: Making History Above Alaska’s Copper Belt,” will run through Aug. 25 as a supplement to the museum’s “Arctic Flight: A Century of Alaska Aviation” exhibit. This new addition honors the bold adventurous of legendary pilots such as Bob Reeve, “Kirk” Kirkpatrick and Merle “Mudhole” Smith. These men helped broaden the horizons of the Alaskan frontier through extensive exploration. They were also instrumental in opening up the state to mineral development.
Admission to the exhibit is $12 for adults; $9 for students, seniors and members of the U.S. Military; $7 for children and free for children under two years old.
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