Nat'l Geo rates Sitka among top historic destinations

SITKA, ALASKA The National Geographic Society has named Sitka as one of the world’s top historic destinations. The Society’s Center for Sustainable Destinations has compiled a list of 109 historic sites including Ancient Nara, Japan, Sydney Harbor, Australia, and downtown Boston. Sitka is the only Alaskan community on the list. At 48th, it scores just behind Alexandria, Virgina, and ahead of Antiqua, Guatemala.
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