August 19, 2013
Park Service Conservators Clean and Repair Sitka Totem Poles
This week, these specially trained craftsmen return to the park to clean and conserve five poles along the Totem Trail, and train park maintenance staff on preservation processes.
July 28, 2013
July 29 to August 3 - Ranger-led programs at Sitka NHP
In addition to regular weekly programs, Sitka NHP Ranger Michael Hess offers a look at how two specially trained architects used photo imaging, computer modeling, and a 3D laser scanner to document and preserve the park’s totem poles digitally for the next 500 years on Wednesday, July 31 at 7 p.m. at the Sitka NHP visitor center.
July 15, 2013
July 15 - 20 Ranger-led Programs at Sitka NHP
Sitka National Historical Park offers daily guided programs revealing the park’s diverse natural and cultural resources.
July 01, 2013
Preservation of Sitka’s Totem Poles Enters the Digital Age
In the digital age, preservation means measuring these cultural objects with beams of light, and granting visitors worldwide access to the history of the poles, in high-resolution, away from the wind and rain.
June 27, 2013
Architects Scan Sitka Totem Poles for Library of Congress Archive
Following in the footsteps of Sitka National Historical Park’s first custodian, E.W. Merrill, whose photographs from the turn of the century documented the arrival of the totem poles to the park, two specially trained architects will laser scan the park’s totem poles this weekend, preserving them digitally for a permanent collection in the Library of Congress archives.
June 24, 2013
Prescribing The Path to Wealth and Fitness
While many visitors are enriched physically and mentally walking the trails at Sitka National Historical Park, one walker also became a little wealthier this month as a participant of the Park Prescription Program.
February 15, 2013
Sitkan Eric Jordan Walks His Way to Fitness with the Park Prescriptions Program
Long-time Sitka resident and commercial fisherman Eric Jordan has just become Sitka National Historical Park’s first participant to successfully fulfill his “Park Prescription.”
February 07, 2013
Park Continues Evening Program Series
Sitka National Historical Park, (February 7, 2013) - Looking to liven up these long Alaskan nights? Sitka National Historical Park continues its winter program series, “An Evening in the Park” during the month of February.
January 29, 2013
Seeking Local Hire Applicants
Seeking Local Hire Applicants for Entry Level GS-03
Summer Park Guide
January 22, 2013
Seeking Local Hire Applicants for Summer Park Guides
Seeking Local Hire Applicants for GS-04 Summer Park Guide.
August 22, 2011
Facebook is on!
Sitka National Historical Park Opens its Facebook Page!