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Alaska History Timeline: Alaska Important Dates and Events

Posted: (5 days ago) The history of Alaska dates back to the Upper Paleolithic period (around 14,000 BC), when Siberian groups crossed the Bering land bridge into what is now western Alaska. At the time of European contact by the Russian explorers, the area was populated by Alaska Native groups.

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Alaska in History - USA - On This Day

Posted: (6 days ago) Historical Events 1741-07-15 Alexei Chirikov sights land in Southeast Alaska. He sends men ashore in a longboat, making them the first Europeans to visit Alaska 1741-07-28 Captain Vitus Bering discovers Mount St Elias, Alaska

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Alaska History: 6 Events That Shaped the State | Newsmax.com

Posted: (6 days ago) The land had been settled for thousands of years by Eskimos, who greeted the Russian explorers with arrows before meeting with expedition leader Mikhail Gvodzev, according to Alaska History & Cultural Studies. The state was "officially" discovered on Gvodzev's second expedition in 1741.

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Important Dates in Alaska - The Robinson Library

Posted: (7 days ago) Important Dates in Alaska 1741 The second Vitus Bering expedition landed on Alaskan islands. 1784 Russians established the first white settlement in Alaska, on Kodiak Island. 1799 The Russian-American Company obtained a fur-trade charter from Russia.

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Alaska's History | Alaska Centers

Posted: (5 days ago) Alaska's History 15,000 - 4,000 Before Present Western science asserts the first people came to Alaska about 15,000 years ago following herd animals across the Bering Land Bridge. The Amerind migration group continued south to populate all of the Americas.

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Anchorage Timeline | Alaska History

Posted: (5 days ago) Historical Events. 1700-1800. 1741--1800: European exploration. 1741-1742: Bering-Chirikov expedition to Alaska. Russian Imperial Navy squadron, under Danish navigator Vitus Jonassen Bering and his second in command, Aleksei Chirikov, make landfalls on Alaska’s coast (1741), but do not enter Cook Inlet.

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Alaska State History for Kids - Ducksters

Posted: (4 days ago) 1867 - Alaska is purchased from Russia by the United States for $7,200,000. 1872 - Gold is discovered in Alaska. 1897 - The Klondike Gold Rush begins. People rush to Alaska in hopes of striking it rich. 1900 - Juneau becomes the capital of Alaska. 1912 - Alaska becomes a U.S. territory. 1942 - Two of the Aleutian Islands are captured by Japan.

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The History Of Education In Alaska Timeline | Preceden

Posted: (8 days ago) In 1868, the year following sale of Alaska to the United States. Archbishop Innocent was appointed Metropolitan of Moscow, the highest position in the Russian Orthodox Church, where he served until his death in 1879. Pribilof Island gets U.S. Government 20 year exclusive seal hunting rights. 1870 - 1890

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Timeline of Historic Events - Glacier Bay National Park ...

Posted: (5 months ago) National Park Service Logo National Park Service. Search. This Site All NPS

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This Month in Alaska History | Alaska Historical Society

Posted: (6 days ago) This Month in Alaska History This Month in History was compiled by Robert N. DeArmond of Sitka. [symple_toggle title=”January“]January 1, 1918 – An Alaskan law that forbid employees from working more than 8 hours a day went into effect. This law, which has been called “the most radical piece of hours regulation in the history of the United States,” was struck down as unconstitutional ...

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History and Culture of Nome, Alaska

Posted: (5 days ago) History reveals that the largest and most successful gold rush stampede was started by the discovery of gold in Nome, Alaska in September 1898 by the three “Lucky Swedes”.

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History of Alaska - Wikipedia

Posted: (4 days ago) The history of Alaska dates back to the Upper Paleolithic period (around 14,000 BC), when foraging groups crossed the Bering land bridge into what is now western Alaska. At the time of European contact by the Russian explorers, the area was populated by Alaska Native groups.

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Chronology, Alaska Kids' Corner, State of Alaska

Posted: (7 days ago) Alaska Chronology Presented below is a chronology of historical events derived from written records. Native Alaskan history prior to the arrival of Russians and Europeans was passed on almost exclusively through oral narratives and stories.

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History and Culture, Alaska Kids' Corner, State of Alaska

Posted: (8 days ago) Alaska Facts. State Nick Name: "The Last Frontier" - the name Alaska is derived from the Aleut word "Aleyska," meaning "great land." State Motto: "North to the Future" State Capital: Juneau, located in the Southeast region of Alaska, has a population of 33,277 (2015 Estimate of Population, Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development) Alaska Map: ...

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History - Alaska Highway

Posted: (9 days ago) History At some unknown time prior to 1904 Athabascan Indians inhabited portions of Alaska’s vast Interior region. Moose, caribou and sheep were abundant close to the rivers and in the Granite Mountains. Fur-hearing animals were easily trapped and salmon came up the Delta and Tanana Rivers to spawn.

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10 Historical Landmarks You Absolutely Must Visit In Alaska

Posted: (4 days ago) 10 Historical Landmarks You Absolutely Must Visit In Alaska These historic landmarks in Alaska are truly as fascinating and unique as the history of Alaska. Visit sites of military, cultural and social importance while experiencing the gorgeous settings of these Alaskan destinations.

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History of the Tlingit - Wikipedia

Posted: (4 days ago) Tradition-based history involved creation stories, the Raven Cycle and other tangentially-related events during the mythic age when spirits transformed back and forth from animal to human and back, the migration story of arrival at Tlingit lands, and individual clan histories.

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Anchorage History | ALASKA.ORG

Posted: (6 days ago) Alaska’s 1880 Census calculated that a mere 430 non-Natives had moved to Alaska in the decade after its purchase. The 1898 Klondike Gold Rush would change that, luring numerous prospectors to Alaska seeking quick fortunes. By 1910, 40,000 non-Natives had found their way north.

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alaska history resources - archaeolink.com

Posted: (4 months ago) Go to Alaska Social Studies - Alaska History - Capital City Juneau, Alaska - Alaska Tourism - Alaska Disasters - Alaska Geography-Alaska Lesson Plans - Alaska Colleges and Universities. The 1867 Treaty of Cession ___"On March 30, 1867, the United States agreed to buy Alaska from Russia; the complete text is here."- There is a printable version of this document which deals with the transfer of ...

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National Historic Landmarks in Alaska (U.S. National Park ...

Posted: (8 months ago) Alaska’s National Historic Landmarks are special places that illustrate powerful stories of conflict and achievement. Alaska is the gateway for the earliest Americans 14,000 years ago and is home to generations of ancient and present-day Arctic cultures.

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What are three historical events in Alaska? - Answers

Posted: (1 months ago) some historical events are Hawaii becoming a state, Alaska becoming a state, the Korean war, world war 1&2, the pig war (in Washington), and Obama being elected as president. I hope this answers...

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Alaska History (AHS Journal) | Alaska Historical Society

Posted: (8 days ago) Alaska History (AHS Journal) Alaska History, the semi-annual journal of the Alaska Historical Society, brings its readers the latest research on a wide variety of topics on the northern past, as well as reviews and notices of recent books.. Subscription to the journal is included in an annual Alaska Historical Society membership, but individual issues can be purchased separately.

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Alaska Historical Collections History | Alaska State Library

Posted: (9 days ago) Alaska Historical Collections History. The U. S. Congress created the Alaska Historical Library and Museum on June 6, 1900, directing the Secretary of the District of Alaska to utilize certain fees for the district's historical library fund.

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HISTORY OF FAIRBANKS - Fairbanks Alaska Visitor ...

Posted: (6 days ago) July 23, 1923, was an important day in Fairbanks. At 10 a.m. President Warren G. Harding, the first chief executive to visit the territory, addressed a crowd at Weeks Field, in celebration of the completion of the Alaska Railroad. It was to be decades later before another sitting president visited Alaska.

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Alaska - History | Britannica

Posted: (4 days ago) Alaska - Alaska - History: People have inhabited Alaska since 10,000 bce. At that time a land bridge extended from Siberia to eastern Alaska, and migrants followed herds of animals across it. Of these migrant groups, the Athabaskans, Aleuts, Inuit, Yupik, Tlingit, and Haida remain in Alaska. As early as 1700, native peoples of Siberia reported the existence of a huge piece of land lying due east.

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History & Culture - Glacier Bay National Park & Preserve ...

Posted: (5 days ago) A History of Commercial Fishing in Glacier Bay, Alaska Jim Mackovjak's 170 page analysis of the history of fishing in Glacier Bay. Learn about the early canneries, and development of the industry, followed by establishment of the park and ultimately the end of commercial fishing and compensation to those who made a living off of the sea.

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Anchorage Historic Parks & Sites - ALASKA.ORG | Alaska ...

Posted: (6 days ago) The Historic Downtown Anchorage Walking Tour includes this historic event, as well as the colorful history of this first settlement. You’ll learn about both through stories and photos that tie Anchorage’s unique history to present day. And no Anchorage history tour is complete without a visit to the Oscar Anderson House Museum in Elderberry ...

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History of Alaska/Alaska in US Popular Culture (1867 ...

Posted: (7 days ago) This has worked in Alaska’s favour because their biggest events held every year are deeply rooted in the states history. Two of the most famous historical and cultural events in Alaska are the Fur Rendezvous Festival and the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.

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Important Dates in Law Enforcement History - National Law ...

Posted: (5 days ago) Milestones in the History of the Profession 1600s April 1635 The City of Boston establishes a “night watch,” in which officers served part-time, without pay. 1700s April 29, 1786 Sheriff Benjamin Branch of Chesterfield County, Virginia died when he was thrown from his horse becoming the first known law enforcement officer to be killed in … Continue reading "Important Dates in Law ...

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What Happened In 1794 - Historical Events 1794

Posted: (6 days ago) Historical Events for the Year 1794. 4th February » The French legislature abolishes slavery throughout all territories of the French Republic. It will be reestablished in the French West Indies in 1802. 11th February » First session of United States Senate opens to the public.; 26th February » The first Christiansborg Palace (1st) known as Christiansborg Palace in Copenhagen burns down.

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Juneau History Facts and Timeline: Juneau, Alaska, USA

Posted: (16 days ago) The early years of the 20th century is an important period in the history books of Alaska. In 1906, the capital of the territory, Sitka, saw a major downturn in its economy, following a decline in its significant fur trade and whaling industry. Sitka was greatly affected by this big drop in income and its importance soon waned.

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Alaska | State Facts & History

Posted: (5 days ago) The Trans-Alaska pipeline was completed in 1977 at a cost of $7.7 billion. Oil flows through the 800-mile-long pipeline from Prudhoe Bay to the port of Valdez. Other important industries are fisheries, wood and wood products, furs, and tourism.

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Looking for Alaska-Novel Timeline by Amanda Charlton

Posted: (14 days ago) Looking for Alaska-Novel Timeline Book By: John Green Project by Amanda Charlton Bonus independent novel study English 12.5 The first important event that happens is when Miles decides to leave his public school and go to a boarding school away from his home, the school is called

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Alaska Famous People: History and Biographies

Posted: (5 days ago) Famous People from Alaska. Aleksandr Andreyevich Baranov (1746 - 1819) A fur trader from Russia who became the first governor of Russian America and founded present-day Sitka.; E. L. "Bob" Bartlett (1904 - 1968) Congressman for Alaska that fought for Alaskan statehood; grew up in Fairbanks.; Benny Benson (October 12, 1913 - July 2, 1972) was the Aleut boy who designed the flag of Alaska.

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A Brief History of Denali National Park - Alaska Tour Jobs

Posted: (5 days ago) History of Alaska; They call Denali the crown jewel of the north for a reason. There is a lot to learn about the park’s creation, why they changed the name from “Mount McKinley” to “Denali,” and more. We explore the most interesting aspects of this fabled park’s history here. Your Next Adventure Starts Here Search Open Jobs.

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Interesting Historical Events - Alaska - Google Sites

Posted: (6 days ago) Interesting Historical Events A long time ago explorers would look for a way through the Northwest Passage. This passage is a sea route between the Atlantic Ocean and the Pacific Ocean that runs along the northern coast of continental America coming out at in the west at Alaska.

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25 Decade-Defining Events in U.S. History | Britannica

Posted: (4 days ago) The Louisiana Territory, the huge swath of land (more than 800,000 square miles) that made up the western Mississippi basin, passed from French colonial rule to Spanish colonial rule and then back to the French before U.S. Pres. Thomas Jefferson pried it away from Napoleon in 1803 for a final price of some $27 million. Out of it were carved—in their entirety—the states of Louisiana ...

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Historical Events on June 6 - On This Day

Posted: (5 days ago) Historical events for the 6th of June. See what famous, interesting and notable events happened throughout history on June 6.

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Alaska Historic Sites - Tripadvisor

Posted: (5 days ago) Alaska Historic Sites: See reviews and photos of 10 historic sites in Alaska, United States on Tripadvisor. ... “ We enjoyed our walk seeing the historical areas, ... “ The house includes many of the original artefacts from the home and family plus more information about the cultural history of the area and the family. ...

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History of Alaska Native Education

Posted: (9 days ago) Excerpt: "This article documents significant historical events and trends that have helped to shape the policies and practices of education in Alaska, particularly those that have most directly impacted the schooling of Alaska Native people. The following information is provided: (1) an overview of the Alaska context; (2) a review of federal ...

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History of Yukon - Wikipedia

Posted: (6 days ago) The next important event in Yukon's history was the construction of the Alaska Highway during the Second World War, which, after its badly needed reconstruction by the Canadian Government in the late 1940s, opened up the territory to road traffic. The Alaska Highway has played an extremely important role in the acculturation of the people.

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Modern Alaska | Alaska History and Cultural Studies

Posted: (9 days ago) Alaska History Performance Standards; Guidelines for Historical Inquiry Project; Primary Sources; Assessments; Chart of Alignment; Philosophical Foundations; Unit Instructional Guide. Instructional Guide for History Units; Regional History & Geography; Geography; Alaska's Cultures; Russia's Colony; America's Territory; Governing Alaska; Modern ...

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Home - Alaska History Resources - Libraries, Archives ...

Posted: (1 months ago) Genealogy, historical research, and class resources on Alaska history, with a focus on those available online.

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Alaska Historical Tours | Historical Landmarks | Alaska Tours

Posted: (5 days ago) The story of Alaska’s unique history is practically as enormous as the state’s many ecosystems, climates, geology and typography. It begins at least 10,000 years ago and is told orally, visually and physically at the many historic sites around the state. Alaska is home to dozens of National Historic Landmark sites, National Historic Sites, National Historic Parks, National Monuments and ...

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Tongass Historical Museum (Ketchikan) - 2021 All You Need ...

Posted: (5 days ago) Tongass Historical Museum, Ketchikan: Hours, Address, Tongass Historical Museum Reviews: 4/5. United States ; ... All reviews local history creek street fishing industry early days entry fee fish ladder on display walking tour exhibits settlers development cruise alaska memorabilia perspective inhabited logging totems bear pole ship.

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5 Major Historical Events That Happened in the Hill ...

Posted: (6 days ago) Photo: Wikipedia A group of Spanish friars were the first European settlers to inhabit what is now Austin. They arrived from East Texas July 1730. They established three missions by the Colorado near present-day Barton Springs: La Purísima Concepción, San Francisco de los Neches and San José de los Nazonis.

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Historical Sites and Monuments in Alaska, United States

Posted: (8 months ago) TouristLink members rank Talkeetna Ranger Station, Coleman Bay - Aialik Ranger Station and Sushana River Ranger Cabin No. 17 as the top historical attractions in Alaska. Find information on historical attractions in Alaska as well as 2063 historical attra

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