Baranof Castle Hill State Historic Site

Baranof Castle Hill State Historic Site


Location:In downtown Sitka on Lincoln Street.
Facilities:Walkway (é) to site, interpretive panels.
Special Features:Castle Hill is the site of the transfer of the Alaska territory from Russia to the United States in 1867. Tlingit natives originally inhabited this area and built a strategic fortification at this site. A walk to the top of the hill provides spectacular views of downtown Sitka and the waterfront.
Address:c/o Southeast Area Office
400 Willoughby Ave, 4th Fl
Juneau, AK 99801

Phone:907-465-4563
Web: www.dnr.state.ak.us/parks/units/sitka.htm
Size: 1 acre.

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