Park Begins Fall Hours
Beginning August 29th, the Russian Bishop’s House will be open daily from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm with tours every half hour. The final tour will be at 2:30 pm. The Park Visitor Center continues to be open from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm daily.
Sitka National Historical Park will continue to collect fees through September 30th. Fees collected support the programs and facilities of both the park and the cultural center. Use of park trails and restrooms and attendance at ranger-guided walks continue to be free. For further information, call 747-0110.
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.