Evening Program on "What is a Potlatch?"
Join Ranger George Bennett for a program on the tradition of the Potlatch and the significance of this custom in the culture of the Tlingit people. The talk and discussion will be illustrated with slides. This free public program begins at 7:00 pm on August 31st in the 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.