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Leonard Seppala House Project with Deb Glenn

Deb Glenn, the Director of Development of the Leonard Seppala House Project, discusses the restoration and relocation of the historic house in Nome, Alaska. The house belonged to Leonard Seppala, a renowned musher who played a significant role in the serum run to Nome. The project aims to preserve this piece of history and create a museum to commemorate the serum run and the sport of dog mushing. The house, currently located in the city dump, will be moved back to town and restored. The project is expected to cost around $100,000.
 

Takeaways

  • The Leonard Seppala House Project aims to restore and relocate the historic house in Nome, Alaska, which belonged to renowned musher Leonard Seppala.
  • The project seeks to preserve the history of the serum run and the sport of dog mushing by creating a museum.
  • The house, currently located in the city dump, will be moved back to town and restored.
  • The project is expected to cost around $100,000.

Titles

  • Restoring a Piece of Mushing History in Nome, Alaska
  • Preserving History: The Leonard Seppala House Project

Sound Bites

  • “Oh, I’m getting chills just thinking about it. It’s the 100th anniversary of the serum run.”
  • “We’re going to move the house, renovate it, and restore it. So it’s just tremendously exciting.”
  • “It’s going to be right next to the Cary Museum in Nome right now.”

Chapters

00:00: Introduction and Background
07:29: The 100th Anniversary of the Serum Run
14:52: The Leonard Seppala House Project
25:30: Preserving History and Recreating the Fireplace
29:12: Deb Glenn’s Role and Future Plans
31:26: Conclusion and Centennial Celebration

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