Based on Douglas Vandegraft’s 14 years of research, A Guide to the Notorious Bars of Alaska details the rich history and atmosphere of noteworthy Alaskan bars. Several of the bars featured have been around since the end of Prohibition in 1933, and have gained legendary repute in their communities and beyond
At this event, Doug will give a presentation about the latest edition of the Guidebook. Included will be a summary of the notorious bars that have closed since the first edition, and the bars that have been added to the second edition.
Doug Vandegraft has worked as a Cartographer for the Department of the Interior since 1983. He began his notorious bars of Alaska project in 1999, while still living in Anchorage. A Guide to the Notorious Bars of Alaska is published by Epicenter Press. A revised second edition of A Guide to the Notorious Bars of Alaska is forthcoming.