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Walking Tour
Self-Guided Walking Tour
1. Princess Maksoutoff’s Grave & the Lutheran Cemetery
207 Princess Way
Russian Block House
2. Russian Block House
208 Kaagwaantaan Street
Sheet’ka Kwaan Naa Kahidi Community House
3. Sheet’ka Kwaan Naa Kahidi Community House
200 Katlian Street
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4. Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall
223 Katlian Street
Totem Square
5. Totem Square
Katlian Street
Sitka Pioneer Home
6. Sitka Pioneers' Home
120 Katlian Street
Castle Hill
7. Baranof Castle State Historic Site (Castle Hill)
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8. Russian-American Building No. 29
202-206 Lincoln Street
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9. Sitka Lutheran Church
224 Lincoln Street
Saint Michaels Cathedral
10. Saint Michael’s Cathedral
240 Lincoln Street
US Coast Guard and Geodetic Survey Seismological and Geomagnetic House
11. US Coast Guard and Geodetic Survey Seismological and Geomagnetic House
210 Seward Street
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12. Sitka Historical Society & Museum
330 Harbor Drive
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13. Harrigan Centennial Hall & Visitor Center
330 Harbor Drive
Russian Bishop House
14. Russian Bishop’s House & Museum
501 Lincoln Street
St Peters by the Sea Episcopal Church
15. St. Peter’s by the Sea Episcopal Church
611 Lincoln Street
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16. Sheldon Jackson Museum (Alaska State Museum)
104 College Drive
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17. Ahlgren Aquarium Sheldon Jackson Salmon Hatchery at the Sitka Sound Science Center
834 Lincoln Street
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18. Sitka National Historical Park
103 Monastery Street
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19. Alaska Raptor Center
1000 Raptor Way
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1. Princess Maksoutoff’s Grave & the Lutheran Cemetery
207 Princess Way

Located in the Lutheran Cemetery, Princess Maksoutoff was the wife of Alaska’s last Russian governor, Dimitrii Maksoutoff.


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Russian Block House
2. Russian Block House
208 Kaagwaantaan Street

Replica of the blockhouse that separated the Russian and Tlingit sections of Sitka. Tlingits moved back into the area 20 years after the 1804 battle.
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Sheet’ka Kwaan Naa Kahidi Community House
3. Sheet’ka Kwaan Naa Kahidi Community House
200 Katlian Street

Constructed on a site that once housed the Indian Government School. This Tribal Community House offers Native dance performances in full regalia, storytelling and cultural events.
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4. Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall
223 Katlian Street

Alaska Native Brotherhood Building is a registered National Historic Landmark built in 1914. Located on Katlian Street in the heart of the traditional Tlingit village, it serves as an Alaska Native community center.
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Totem Square
5. Totem Square
Katlian Street

Contains a totem pole that displays the double-headed eagle of Sitka’s Russian heritage.
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Sitka Pioneer Home
6. Sitka Pioneers' Home
120 Katlian Street

Built in 1934 on the old Russian Parade Ground, this is a state home for elderly Alaskans. The bronze statue standing in front of the Sitka Pioneer Home, William “Skagway Bill” Fonda, was made by Alonzo Victor Lewis and was dedicated on Alaska Day 1949.


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Castle Hill
7. Baranof Castle State Historic Site (Castle Hill)

Early stronghold of the Kiksadi clan, later a succession of Russia. One of the buildings erected on this site, known as “Baranof ’s Castle,” was erected in 1837. On Oct. 18, 1867, it was the site of the transfer of Alaska to the United States. Stairs or ramp available to the top of Castle Hill.
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8. Russian-American Building No. 29
202-206 Lincoln Street

One of the few log structures surviving from the Russian Era of Alaska History. Built by the Russians in 1835, it is a national historic landmark. Spruce logs, sawdust insulation system and heavy squared beams support the structure.
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9. Sitka Lutheran Church
224 Lincoln Street

The site of the first Lutheran Church on the West coast of North America, it contains original artifacts from the original 1843 Finnish Lutheran Church.
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Saint Michaels Cathedral
10. Saint Michael’s Cathedral
240 Lincoln Street

Important collection of Russian Orthodox art & church treasures. Built in 1844-48, it was totally destroyed by fire in January 1966. Many of the icons & religious objects were salvaged & are in the rebuilt structure.
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US Coast Guard and Geodetic Survey Seismological and Geomagnetic House
11. US Coast Guard and Geodetic Survey Seismological and Geomagnetic House
210 Seward Street

Known locally as the ‘White House,’ this building was constructed in 1916 on the site of a former Russian tea garden, as office and quarters for scientists who maintained a nearby permanent geomagnetic observatory. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this building is currently managed by the Sitka Ranger District of the USDA Forest Service.
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12. Sitka Historical Society & Museum
330 Harbor Drive

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13. Harrigan Centennial Hall & Visitor Center
330 Harbor Drive

Built in 1967 during Alaska’s Centennial celebration as the first convention center in the state of Alaska. The Hall is well utilized throughout the year by locals, visitors, groups alike, A large hand carved Tlingit canoe made from one log is displayed under a shelter near the Hall. The New Archangel Dancers perform here when visitors arrive on large cruise ships. Sitka was originally known as the New Archangel when it was owned by Russia over 130 years ago. The Dancers began in 1969 in hopes of preserving the Russian history that built Sitka. None of the current New Archangel Dancers are professional dancers nor do they have Russian lineage but, they spread the knowledge of a past time and pride in their home with grand performances.
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Russian Bishop House
14. Russian Bishop’s House & Museum
501 Lincoln Street

The oldest intact Russian building in Sitka, built in 1842 by the Russian American Company as a residence for the Bishop of the Orthodox Church. Restored to the 1850’s period when it functioned as a school, Bishop’s residence & chapel. The building and grounds are managed by The National Park Service.
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St Peters by the Sea Episcopal Church
15. St. Peter’s by the Sea Episcopal Church
611 Lincoln Street

In 1899, the first service was held in St. Peter’s and in 1901 it was chartered as Alaska’s Pro Cathedral. Located directly behind the church is the Bishop’s residence referred to as the “See House” built in 1905 by Bishop Rowe.
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16. Sheldon Jackson Museum (Alaska State Museum)
104 College Drive

One of the oldest and most complete Native culture collections in Alaska. Collected by Dr. Sheldon Jackson, between 1880-1900. Erected in 1895, it is the oldest concrete building in the state.
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17. Ahlgren Aquarium Sheldon Jackson Salmon Hatchery at the Sitka Sound Science Center
834 Lincoln Street

A sea water aquarium and wet lab displaying many local sea creatures.
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18. Sitka National Historical Park
103 Monastery Street

The park preserves & interprets the site of a Tlingit Indian Fort and their battle with the Russians in 1804. The museum contains an exhibit of Tlingit & Russian artifacts and a fine collection of Haida & Tlingit totem poles line the path. An active Tlingit arts program, through Sitka Cultural Center, offers an opportunity to watch & talk with Native American artisans while they work.
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19. Alaska Raptor Center
1000 Raptor Way

A pioneering wildlife project, the Raptor Center has proven that dedicated volunteer effort & innovative veterinary medicine can make a difference on Alaska’s raptors (birds of prey). The Center’s goal is to release all rehabilitated birds into the wild, however, a few never recover flight & remain housed at the Center’s outdoor displays.
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