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Sitka


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Place Type
political
Description
Located on Baranof Island in SE Alaska; was Russian America's most important town; began as a Russian fort which was destroyed by Tlingit Indians in 1802; transferred to USA in 1867 & became capital of Alaska, eventually replaced by Juneau in 1900.
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Thesaurus of Geographic Names (TGN)
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