Sitka National Historical Park Maritime Artist Mark Myers Visits Sitka NHP
Contact: Dusty Kidd, (907) 747-0129
The celebrated historic maritime artist Mark Myers discussed the exploration of the Pacific Northwest and his painting of those explorers and their interaction with indigenous people, in a special program offered at 7 pm Friday, July 16, at the Sitka National Historical Park Visitor Center theater.
Did You Know?
The Battle of 1804 marked the beginning of Russian governance in Alaska. All that remains of this last major conflict between Europeans and Alaska Natives is a clearing at the site of the Tlingit fort and battlefield.