1895 Map of Alaska

Alaskan History Timeline

The following important events in the history of Alaska affected political boundaries, record keeping, and family movements. 1783 Russian fur traders established the first white settlement on Kodiak Island. 1804 Sitka was permanently founded by the Russians. It served as Alaska’s capital until 1906, when the capital was moved to Juneau. 1824-1828 In treaties with …

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