Sitka History Minute

SitHistMin_logoThe Sitka Historical Society works with KCAW Raven Radio 104.7 FM to produce Sitka History Minutes.  Written by Society Executive Director Hal Spackman, Museum Curator Kristy Griffin, and Collections Fellow Caitlin Rogers, these short weekly programs highlight the intriguing people, events, and stories in the history of Sitka.  Tune in on Thursday mornings around 8:30 am after The Writer’s Almanac to hear the latest episode.  If you’ve missed any 2016 episodes, you can find all right here or Click to explore archived episodes from 2015!


Episode 27:  Avalanche

Episode 28:  Sitka Bands

Episode 29:  Fastest Man

Episode 30:  Shore Boats

Episode 31:  Redoubt

Episode 32:  Sitka 1920

Episode 33:  The Miracle of Biorka Island

Episode 34:  Helena

Episode 35:  Vi Davis

Episode 36:  Elisabeth Von Wrangell

Episode 37:  Paulina Cohen

Episode 38:  The First Bike

Episode 40:  Trade Sacks and Tobacco

Episode 41:  Goddard Hot Springs

Episode 42:  Alaska Sale (1 of 2)

Episode 43:  Alaska Sale (2 of 2)

Episode 44:  Sitka’s Only Hanging

Episode 45:  Sawmill Creek

Episode 46:  Princess Maria Maksutova

Episode 49:  Fins

Episode 50:  Cannery #1

Episode 51:  Cannery #2

Episode 52:  Cannery #3

Episode 53:  Cannery #4

Episode 54: Alaska’s First Mining Engineer 

Episode 55: Sitka’s First Movie

Episode 56: Lady Franklin

Episode 57: Sitka Health Summit

Episode 58: The Woman in Blue

Episode 59: Walter Sobeleff