- Historic Sites
Sitka National Historical Park
All that remains of this last major conflict between Europeans and Alaska Natives is the site of the Tlingit Fort and battlefield, located within this scenic 113 acre park in a temperate rain forest. The Tlingit, Russians, and Americans found prosperity in Sitka. The dynamic blending of these cultures shaped the history of the country. Learn more about this little known chapter of American history and the modern day legacy. Exhibits in the Visitor Center describe traditional Tlingit life. Tlingit artists demonstrate their skills in the Southeast Alaska Indian Cultural Center. Southeast Alaska totem poles line the park's coastal trail.