"Now And Then" Top 5 Page for this destination Sitka by JohnnyRockfish

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Sitka was known as Russian America founded in 1802 by Russian fur traders. Also this is were the first Alaska State Capita was located until it was moved in the middle of the night to Juneau Alaska. In this photo you can see the Russian Orthodox Church in the middle of town and it is still there to this day and it still has members.

Sitka then

Sitka has change a little thought out the years but the past is still around us. Reminding us what was and still is a home for may people some have more history then others but the past is still alive and well here in Sitka Alaska.

Proud people

Before Russians there were Tlingit these people have been around SE for more the 10,000 yrs. As you can see they are still here alive and well dancing their dances, singing their songs and passing on there way of life to the next generation

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:You will never forget what you see here
  • Cons:You will want to come back / Rains 100 inches a year
  • In a nutshell:It is the Paradise for people who love the sea, mountains and sky.
  • Intro Updated Mar 11, 2005
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  • nomad7890's Profile Photo
    Feb 17, 2010 at 4:49 PM

    You live in an amazing place and have a wonderful family! Those boys are quite a trio! All the best from Florida -Martha

  • Hermanater's Profile Photo
    Mar 6, 2007 at 7:14 AM

    Happy Birthday....AWESOME place you live in...I love the outdoors.....very cute kids you have....

  • margaretvn's Profile Photo
    Dec 17, 2006 at 5:01 AM

    enjoyed your page - we had a short stop in Sitkas during a cruise.

  • jelw's Profile Photo
    Mar 7, 2006 at 3:16 AM

    Hope your birthaday was a blast!

  • Sininen's Profile Photo
    Mar 6, 2006 at 12:12 PM

    Hello Jon! Interesting page! A lot of information with great photos. Sitka seems to be a place worth a visit. Happy Birthdya from Finland, Sini

  • TheView's Profile Photo
    Feb 28, 2006 at 2:40 AM

    Yes Johnny Thats a nice catch ;) Good luck with the fishing.

  • Gerrem's Profile Photo
    May 11, 2005 at 4:43 AM

    Hi Jon, interesting & uncommon place where you live. Great pictures & infos. Reagrds from Lower Saxony, Michael

  • grets's Profile Photo
    May 1, 2005 at 10:14 AM

    Very interesting page on a place hadn't heard about. Love the halibut trevenge photo! Looks a gtreat place to visit.

  • JetlagCity's Profile Photo
    Apr 28, 2005 at 7:55 PM

    Impressive fishing pictures! You live in a spectacularly beautiful place. The Russian history here appeals to me, too. Greetings from Seattle!

  • Bangkokjoe's Profile Photo
    Apr 7, 2005 at 6:34 AM

    Revenge of the Sitka fish. Brilliant, Just Brilliant. Cheers, Ian

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