New Archangel

New Archangel,

Alaska: see SitkaSitka
, city (1990 pop. 8,588), Sitka census div., SE Alaska, in the Alexander Archipelago, on Baranof Island; inc. 1971. Fishing, its first industry, remains important; salmon, halibut, red snapper, crab, herring, abalone, and clams are caught.
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In that case, he was to land such part of his cargo as was intended for the establishment, and to proceed to New Archangel with the supplies intended for the Russian post at that place, where he could receive peltries in payment.
Other favorite annual activities are The New Archangel Dancers show, the Variety Show, the Army Band Concert, a Ball, and a memorial service.
In the summer of 1799, he set off once again to establish a new colonial center, the town of New Archangel, today's Sitka.
88] And, thus, from 1799 to 1818, under Baranov's direction at New Archangel, Russia's explorers would contest both the British and the "Bostonians" for access to the mouth of the Columbia River, anger Spain by establishing Fort Ross just north of San Francisco, and engage Hawaii's King Kamehameha in trade that might lead to a Russian colony there.
New Archangel Exploration Joint Venture - Brigham and its major integrated oil company participant have entered into a new joint venture agreement creating an area of mutual interest covering approximately 3,500 acres over Brigham's Archangel prospect.
An attack by the Tlingit led to retaliation by Baranof, and in 1804 the imperial flag of the czar was planted on Castle Hill and the settlement named New Archangel.
One of the most popular activities is the New Archangel Dancers show, set this year for Oct.
For more information, phone Linda Speerstra, 907-747-8316 or New Archangel Dancers, 907-747-5516.
Members may take in the historical sights, see Sitka National Park and watch Sitka's New Archangel Dancers perform.

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