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Summer Evening Program Series Kicks off with Defending the Homeland

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Date: July 17, 2014
Contact: Becky Latanich, 907-747-0132

SITKA NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK (July 17, 2014) - On Wednesday, July 23rd at 7:00 p.m. Sitka National Historical Park will be hosting a free evening program titled "Defending the Homeland" at the park’s visitor center. This hour-long program will focus both on the Battle of 1804 and the buildup of America's Pacific defense system in Sitka during World War II.

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.