Wickersham House

Actor Steve Mitchell portrays Judge James Wickersham during a re-enactment in Pioneer Park. 

The Tanana Yukon Historical Society is celebrating the birthday of James Wickersham with a reception from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Wickersham House Museum in Pioneer Park, 2300 Airport Way.

The event marks the 162nd birthday of Wickersham, a noted figure in the history of Fairbanks. The reception is free to attend and open to the public.

For more information about the event and lectures sponsored by the Tanana Yukon Historical Society, call 488-3383 or e-mail tyhs@alaska.net. They are online at tananayukonhistory.org.