• Sitka National Historical Park Visitor Center Mountains


    National Historical Park Alaska


These publications are freely distributed by the National Park Service. All publications on this page are in Adobe Acrobat Reader (PDF) format and can be printed on your printer.

Image of the Russian Bishop's House guide
Russian Bishop's House Guide
(PDF file - 514 kb)
Image of the brochure
Take A Walk in Your Park
(PDF file - 300 kb)
Image of the Ambassadors for Alaska bulletin
Ambassadors for Alaska
(PDF file - 183 kb)
Sitka Outdoor Recreation Guide 2006
Sitka Outdoor Recreation Guide

(PDF file - 566 kb)

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.