Anchorage Pioneer Joe Spenard

Listen now (10 min) | In 1916, during his first year in Anchorage, the Anchorage Daily Times wrote the following. “Joe Spenard caused considerable excitement Saturday afternoon when he attempted to drive his yellow car through the doors of Robarts Pool Hall. He made the attempt for a box of cigars promised him by Jack Robarts if he accomplished the feat: otherwise he was to pay the damages. Joe is still smoking his pipe.”

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