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    National Historical Park Alaska

Sitka Family Weed Pull

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Date: June 25, 2009

Come out to Sitka National Historical Park on Saturday June 27, 2009 from 11-2 pm and join us for the Sitka Family Weed Pull. Bring your garden gloves, buckets, hand trowels and meet up at the Visitor Center and help take out invasive weed species from the Park. Prizes awarded to the person who collects the Biggest Bucket of Buttercups. Any questions please contact Kristi Link at 747-0181.

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.