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September 21, 2014
National Public Lands Day 2014
On Saturday, September 27, tens of thousands of volunteers around the country will visit their favorite parks, beaches, wildlife preserves, or forests and chip in to help improve these treasured places. Find out how you can get involved at Sitka National Historical Park!

August 28, 2014
Evening Program: Historians as Detectives
On Wednesday, Sept 3rd at 7:00 p.m. there will be a free evening program on Historians as Detectives: Using Photographs to Solve Mysteries of the Past.

July 14, 2014
Talking Totem Poles: Mobile Technology Aides Sitka’s Interpretive Experience
Traders and travelers have marveled in wonderment at Southeast Alaska's totem poles. If only those early mariners could have taken Sitka National Historical Park’s cell phone walking tour, many of their questions would have been answered.

July 01, 2014
Sitka’s New Mentorship Program Reinforces Culture of Safety
Since May, new park employees at Sitka National Historical Park are paired with experienced staff mentors as part of the “Safety Buddies” program.

June 10, 2014
Sitka Weaver Gathers Wool from "Mountain Goat’s Land"
Usually, the mountain goat wool that Tlingit weaver Teri Rofkar spins into yarn for her Raven’s Tail robes comes to her. Handful by handful, the material arrives in the mail from hunters who are harvesting mountain goats for food and from hikers who collect the clumps left by shedding goats.

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.


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Did You Know?

Photograph of a brown bear

Brown and grizzly bears are classified as the same species. Brown bears found inland and in northern habitats are often called “grizzlies” while “brown bear” is used to refer to animals found in coastal areas.