Evening Program on WWII
Sitka National Historical Park continues its series of Thursday evening programs with a presentation by Park Ranger Jon Fish on the fortification of the Sitka area immediately before and during World War II and the lasting effects of that military buildup on the town and on the park. The program starts at 7:00 pm Thursday, July 20, in the visitor center theater and will include a presentation, pictures, and discussion about the war as it affected Sitka and the area.
The program is free and open to the public. Please call 747-0110 for further information.
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.