Winter Hours to Begin at Sitka National Historical Park
Sitka National Historical Park will begin winter operations on Wednesday, October 1st. The visitor center will be open from 8 am – 5 pm Monday through Saturday, and closed on Sundays and federal holidays. Tours of the Russian Bishop’s House are available weekdays by advance reservation, as staffing allows. There will be no charge for Russian Bishop’s House tours or for the visitor center. For more information or to schedule a house tour, please 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.