The Reid Expedition
to Alaska in 1890

Science and surveying in the unexplored ice fields of Glacier Bay

By Thomas P. Kicher

Come along as Professor Harry Fielding Reid leads an exploration to the Muir Glacier in southeastern Alaska. Imagine yourself to be a colleague or one of the four students who accompanied him…experiencing life in the Old West throughout their trip to the Alaskan frontier in 1890. Relive the experiences of being among the first to explore and document one of America’s great natural wonders. Imagine the impact on the lives and future careers of these young and impressionable individuals.