Way Back in Kodiak - Murder in the Magazin
Wednesday, 06 November 2013

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On November 1, 1886, Benjamin McIntyre was murdered at his dining room table within the historic Russian American Magazin. His murderer was never found- alive, that is. In this episode, learn about McIntyre’s murder from witnesses, including Kodiak’s first American teacher, first post master, Customs Collector and counterfeiter, among others. Plus, hear from historians and an anthropologist to learn what the story and the characters involved have to tell us about Kodiak and Alaska in the 1880s.