• Sitka National Historical Park Visitor Center Mountains

    Sitka

    National Historical Park Alaska

Evening Program for April

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Date: March 28, 2011

Sitka National Historical Park (March 28, 2011)
Spring is in the air, and in honor of that Sitka National Historical Park will conclude its program series, "An Evening in the Park," with two free spring-themed programs.

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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.