Tag Archives: Nellie Neal Lawing

LitSite Alaska: Alaska Nellie, Pioneer

The Alaska Nellie pages at LitSite Alaska include an informative article (with an audio link included), several photos, a number of links to related materials, and information about accessing  audio, visual, and written material about Alaska Nellie. “One of Alaska’s best-known crack-shot hunters … Continue reading

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A Magnificent Bedlam of Hollywood and Alaska

This article, A Magnificent Bedlam of Hollywood and Alaska: The Creation of Alaska Nellie, by historian Doug Capra, appears as a chapter in his new book, The Spaces Between: Stories from the Kenai Mountains to the Kenai Fjords, published by the Kenai Mountains-Turnagain Arm … Continue reading

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Lawing, August, 2014, by Fred Agree

Anchor Point resident Fred Agree visited Lawing on August 24, 2014, and shares these photos of the site, commenting, “I’m just back from Lawing on the Seward Road. It’s just south of Moose Pass. I was shown Alaska Nellie’s homestead … Continue reading

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Lawing, August, 2014, by Karen J. Laubenstein

Karen J. Laubenstein visited Lawing, Alaska Nellie’s home on Kenai Lake, on August 22, 2014, and shares these photos:

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Alaska Nellie

Nellie Neal Lawing, familiar to Alaskans as “Alaska Nellie,” lived a life much larger than most, even by Alaskan standards. She was a fisherman, a hunter, a trapper, a cook and a roadhouse keeper; she fed the crews building the … Continue reading

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