The ship bombarded the Tlingit fort on the 20th, but was not able to cause significant damage.
While the agreement to purchase Alaska was made in April 1867, the actual purchase and transfer of power took place on October 18, 1867. Sitka served as the capital of the Alaska Territory until 1906, when the seat of government was relocated north to Juneau.
The Alaska Native Brotherhood was founded in Sitka in 1912 to address racism against Alaska Native people in Alaska.
Within the total 2010 population of 8,881 residents, an estimated 7,161 were over 16 years of age.
Of residents aged 16 and over, an estimated 4,692 were employed within the civilian labor force, 348 were unemployed (looking for work), 192 were employed in the armed forces (U. Coast Guard), and 1,929 were not in the labor force. The median household income in 2010 inflation adjusted dollars was $62,024.
S., with a land area of 2,870.3 square miles (7,434 square kilometres) and a total area (including water area) of 4,811.4 square miles (12,461 square kilometres); however, it is the smallest of Alaska's boroughs.
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