• Sitka National Historical Park Visitor Center Mountains

    Sitka

    National Historical Park Alaska

100 Year Anniversary Community Meeting - July 21

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Date: July 15, 2009

Sitka National Historical Park will host a community meeting on Tuesday, July 21, 2009 from 7-9 pm at the Visitor Center theatre located at 106 Metlakatla Street.

The purpose of the meeting is to engage individuals at-large and community organizations as partners in the planning process for the 100th year anniversary of the Sitka National Historical Park.

For more information please contact Linda Blankenship or Tom Gamble at 747-0110.

Did You Know?

Historic photo of Castle Hill

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.