10 Little Known Facts about Sitka, Alaska

Sitka Alaska

1. Sitka is the first and oldest city in Alaska, some sources say it is 10,000 years old 2. For 63 years Sitka was a major Russian port. (Fur trading) 3. Sitka was the site of the signing of the Alaska purchase on October 18th, 1867. 4. The City and Borough of Sitka, Alaska, encompasses…

What to Do in Sitka, Alaska: Top 10 List

St.Michael's Cathedral

In spite of being a small town, there is a lot to see and do in Sitka, Alaska. If you just have a few hours in Sitka, here are some of the top 10 things to see and do from a local’s perspective (in no particular order). 1. St. Michael’s Cathedral: Russian Orthodox Church: Replica…