Halloween Special - The Story of Portlock / Port Chatham Alaska with Brian Weed
News of the North
Tuesday, October 30th, 2018 - 25 minutes
One of the strangest occurrences of the early 1900s involved the mass abandonment of Portlock, Alaska. Driven by fear of monsters and strange deaths, people left the cannery town empty. Our guest Brian Weed collected stories and news articles from all over Alaska to put together a summary of reported events. We also discuss what people could have been seeing.
Photo credit to Extreme Expeditions Northwest LLC - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCSojVrhaonf0pC70zznRmrg
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