Tag: Battle of 1804

Organizers look for ways to honor the Tlingit resistance

Eric DeLavergne is a community organizer interested in bringing people together to discuss erecting a statue to honor War Chief K'alyaan, who led the resistance to Russian occupation during the Battle of 1804. Although his efforts were prompted by controversy surrounding the Baranov statue, DeLavergne says this project is not connected to the future of that piece. For more information email katlianstatue@gmail.com. Read More

Salmon viewing bridge undergoes replacement

A popular bridge for salmon viewing is getting a makeover and will be closed for the summer. The Sitka National Historical Park is replacing the footbridge over Indian River that links the east and west sections of the park to pedestrian and bicycle traffic. Read More

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