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    Sitka

    National Historical Park Alaska

Weekend Movie Program

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Date: February 4, 2009

Sitka National Historical Park will be showing two movies at the visitor center theater this weekend. The Battle of Horseshoe Bend will be shown on Saturday, February 7th. This film tells the tale of Andrew Jackson’s involvement in a decisive battle during the Creek War of 1813 to 1814. On Sunday, February 8th, the film will be History Uncovered, which documents frontier life in coastal 18th century Georgia and the struggle between the Spanish and British empires for control. These films will be shown on the hour, every hour, from 9am to 4pm. It is free and open to everyone, so stop by the visitor center before your walk through the park this coming weekend.

Did You Know?

Map of Alaska and the continental United States

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.