• Sitka National Historical Park Visitor Center Mountains

    Sitka

    National Historical Park Alaska

E.W. Merrill Photograph Gallery

Some of the images in the gallery below are considered sensitive and cannot be downloaded from this site. You may contact the park's museum curator for more information on acquiring or using these photographs by e-mail or by telephone at (907) 747-0141.

 

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.