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The city of Sitka, located on Baranof Island along the Alaska Panhandle, was once the capital of Russian America. Nearby Sitka National Historical Park was established to commemorate the Battle of Sitka in 1804, the last major conflict between Europeans and the native Alaskans. The park now helps preserve the culture of the Tlingit people, as well as the Russian and...
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Sitka Visitors Bureau: Events

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Sitka Alaska Events
Don't miss out; visit our Events page and be a part of all the fun and festivities!
Alaska Day Festival
October 11, 2014 - October 18, 2014
The actual transfer ceremony occurred in Sitka when the US purchased Alaska from Russia in 1867. Celebrations include ceremonies, a period costume ball, dances...
18th Annual Sitka Whalefest
November 6, 2014 - November 9, 2014
Sitka, Alaska
Educational annual event featuring a symposium by world-renowned marine scientists presenting their current research, whale watching cruises, concerts, art show...
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