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Digital Branch of the University of Alaska Fairbanks Oral History Program

Gert Seekins

Gert Seekins

Originally from Wisconsin, Gert Seekins came to Homer, Alaska in 1969 when her husband was offered a job as the assistant pastor at the Christian Community Church. She worked at the cannery when they first arrived in Homer, but soon moved on to other business opportunities. She and her husband started the first bed and breakfast in Homer, they converted an old building into a boarding house, they had a tour business, they offered fishing charters, and they had an accommodation referral business.

Gert Seekins appears in the following new Jukebox projects: