Weekend Movie Program - March 22
After a short break, Sitka National Historical Park will continue the Winter Film Flurry movie series. No film will be shown on Saturday but on Sunday March 22nd the film Kennecott Mill will be shown. It is the story of the mill in Wrangell-St. Elias and how it was built and operated to bring copper out of the Alaska wilderness. This film 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. For more information contact Chad Corey at 747-0110.
Did You Know?
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.