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Sitka National Historical Park Historical Context Study, Supplemental Report: The Bishop's House as Documented in the Alaskan Russian Church Archives and the Published Correspondence of Innokentii (Veniaminov)
Did You Know?
The transfer of Alaska from Russia took place in Sitka. On October 18, 1867, the Russian flag was lowered on Castle Hill, home of Alaska's Russian governors, the American flag was raised, and a brief exchange of statements completed the transfer of Alaska to the United States.