Sitka’s 150th Speaker Series-Rebecca Poulson

Jul/Wed/2017 7:00 PM - Aug/Wed/2017 8:30 PM
1352-1398 Sawmill Creek Rd, Sitka, AK 99835, USA 1352-1398 Sawmill Creek Rd, Sitka, AK 99835, USA

Vice President of the Alaska Historical Society, Rebecca Poulson, will present a talk titled, “Sitka’s Lost Decade:  The Surprising Story of 1867-1877.”

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    2 hour interpretive hike part-way up the Mount Verstovia Trail to observe and discuss Russian timber harvesting and charcoal pits.  Rain or shine.

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    Wayne Jensen of the Alaska Historical Commission will speak about about William Seward, including a history of his early life, his time as Lincoln’s Secretary of State and as Secretary of State in Andrew John’s cabinet, the negotiation of the Alaska Treaty of Cession, and his visit to Alaska in 1869.

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