Sitka Historical Society & Sitka History Museum host Old Time 4th of July

Top two photos by Jerry Jacobs/All photos below by Bobbi Jordan

The Sitka Historical Society and Sitka History Museum would like to thank all of those who made our 2019 Old Time 4th of July a great success. Sunny skies brightened the festivities as Sitkans celebrated their great country, community and children. Special thanks to First Bank for helping sponsor this event.

Gunny sack race – Old time children’s races facilitated by Jan and Bob Love and helpers!
Pie Eating Contest – Sponsored by The Nugget Restaurant
Fisher attempts the greased pole – Sponsored by CBC Construction
Sitka Historical Society Board member Barb DeLong volunteers her time – and her smile!
Bottom Feeders perform for July 3rd Street Dance facilitated by Kerry Livingston.
Macee Steinson, Sitka Historical Society Admissions Assistant, performs silks routine.
Red, white and blue – through and through!
Even big kids gave the greased pole a try as John DeLong and Brian Stephens kept careful watch. In the background, AK National Guard games test contestant’s skill.
Relaxing on the Cable House lawn. Thanks Raven Radio.