SITKA BOROUGH, ALASKA
US GENWEB PROJECT
|Alaska Bureau Of Vital Statistics||
Bureau of Vital Statistics is responsible for managing vital records
in the State of Alaska. Vital records in Alaska include birth, death,
fetal death, divorce and marriage certificate data, along with reports
of adoption. For information about your family member's Alaska vital
record contact our Record Processing Unit: (907) 465-3392. Vital records
are confidential and may not be released to a third party until 100
years after a birth, or 50 years after a death, marriage, or divorce.
|Sitka Borough Clerk||
do not have vital record keeping duties. They do collect property taxes,
record deeds, etc., but all the vital records are collected and kept
by the state vital statistics office.
private company from which you can order vital record copies.
|City and Borough of Sitka||100
Sitka, AK 99835
fax (907) 747-7403
|AK GenWeb Archives||Contains
some excellent material - Census records, burial records, WWI draft registrations,
early AK pioneer obituaries, etc.
|Family History Center (Mormon)||Sitka
Family History Center
105 Shotgun Alley
Hours: M-T 9am-12pm; W 6pm-9pm; F 1pm-4pm
|Sitka Convention & Visitors Bureau||
|Kettleson Memorial Library||
|Sitka Lutheran Church||Located
downtown on Lincoln St.
P.O. Box 598
Sitka, AK 99835
the oldest Lutheran Church on the West Coast of North America. The congregation
was founded in 1840 by Finnish Lutherans who worked for the Russian
American Company. Now part of the Alaska Synod, Region 1, of the Evangelical
Lutheran Church in America (ELCA).
Open summer: Daily 9-5;
winter: Tu-Sa 10-4.
Admission: Adults $3; Youth 18 & under Free; Members Free; Museum Pass: $10.
on the campus of Sheldon Jackson College
Extensive Alaska Native collections in the oldest concrete structure in Alaska. Native artist demonstrators each summer. An Alaska State Museum since 1984. Store. Scope of collections is Alaska Native materials prior to the1930s
Open May - Sept: Daily 9-5;
Oct - May: Tu-Sa 10-noon, 1-4.
downtown in the Harrigan Centennial Building. 330 Harbor Drive
and attractive displays about the lives and histories of the people
who have lived in Sitka--the Tlingits, the Russians, and the early American
settlers in the 13th colony.
|Sitka Historical Society||
|Alaska State Archives|
|Alaska State Library|
|Sitka National Historical Park Open year-round; call for hours.||
at 106 Metlakatla Street
historical park has a collection of commanding totems along paths that
weave through the rain forest. Tlingit ethnographic items, Tlingit and
Haida totem poles, Russian American historical and archaeological collections,
archives and herbarium specimens. Tlingit artists demonstrate, teach
traditional crafts. Store. Sitka: The park also is the site of the Southeast
Alaska Visitor Center, where travelers can watch native artists at work.
Russian Bishop's House
Open by appointment.
in downtown Sitka on Lincoln Street.
four original Russian structures remaining in North America. Exhibits
interpret Russian American fur trade in Alaska, and the roles of the
Russian American Company and Russian Orthodox Church.
Alaska Indian Cultural Center
Open May - Sept: Daily 8-5;
Oct - Apr: M-F 8-5.
Artists and demonstrators in wood carving, silver, weaving, and sewing.
Classes on NW Coast art.
|National Archives and Record Administration||654
West Third Avenue
Anchorage, Alaska 99501-2145
|Alaska Historical Society||P.O.
Anchorage, AK 99510-0299
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