Sitka National Historical Park

Sitka National Historical Park

Overview / Map of Sitka

Planning Your Visit

Planning Your Visit The visitor center at Sitka National Historical Park contains ethnographic exhibits and totem poles on display, and houses the Southeast Alaska Indian Cultural Center, where visitors can watch native artists at work. Sitka is located on Baranof Island on Alaska's southeastern panhandle; since it is on an ...

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Introduction

Sitka National Historical Park, Alaska's oldest federally designated park, was actually established as a federal entity over a century ago, in 1890. In 1910, it became a national monument to commemorate the 1804 Battle of Sitka fought between the Tlingits and the Russians. All that remains of this last ...

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