History and Culture


Located on the outer shore of Baranof Island in southeast Alaska, Sitka National Historical Park preserves historically and culturally significant sites and artifacts related to the 1804 Battle of Sitka between Tlingit and Russians forces, the Russian-American period in Alaska, and the Native people of Southeast Alaska. The many voices of Sitka's story can be discovered by following these links:

Totem Poles- Find pictures and information about the park's iconic feature

Tlingit, Russian and Finnish people- Learn about who shaped Sitka's history

Russia in America- Discover more about the Russian-American period in Alaska

Museum Collection- Explore some the park's 154,000 museum collection items

Firsthand Accounts- Hear the oral history of the park and view its publications

Special Exhibits- See curated content displayed at the park's museum

Last updated: October 4, 2017

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Mailing Address:

103 Monastery St.
Sitka, AK 99835


(907) 747-0110

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