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    Sitka

    National Historical Park Alaska

Book Signing

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Date: July 21, 2011

Sitka National Historical Park (July 21 2011) – Please join Matthias Breiter, author of Inside Passage (2010), Wild Alaska (2007), and Bears-- A Year in the Life (2006) for a book signing at the Sitka National Historical Park Visitor Center on Sunday, July 24th from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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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.