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?
On January 3, 1959, Alaska was admitted as the 49th state of the Union. The 49-star American flag was flown in Sitka for the first time on July 4 of that year.