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    Sewer System – Sitka AK

    Date added: January 1, 2022

    Public Works Administration grant W1024 approved a grant of $13,167 toward a sanitary sewer for the city of Sitka. The project was approved 6/22/1938 and construction began 8/23/1938. The project was completed 12/2/1938.

    Gymnasium – Sitka AK

    Date added: October 17, 2021

    Peter Kostrometinoff was the supervisor of construction for the new Sitka gymnasium and Ross Gridley was the state Public Works Administration (PWA) inspector engineer for project W1004. The community was awarded a $12,500 grant towards the $27,000 cost approved 10/20/1936…. read more

    Sitka National Historical Park: Lakich’inei Pole – Sitka AK

    Date added: August 24, 2017; Modified: December 17, 2019

    The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) carved a copy of the original Lakich’inei Pole during a restoration program that lasted between 1938 and 1941. The restoration was part of a larger U.S. Forest Service program focused on the conservation of totems and Native cultural assets…. read more

    Streets Development – Sitka AK

    Date added: June 12, 2017; Modified: March 13, 2018

    The Works Progress Administration contributed $10,480 toward the construction of new streets in Sitka, Alaska, between 1939 and 1940.  

    Totem Square and Rock Retaining Wall – Sitka AK

    Date added: January 2, 2015; Modified: August 28, 2017

    A rock retaining wall was built by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) in 1940 with the creation of Totem Square. The “Baranov” Totem Pole, also completed in 1941-42 as a project of the CCC under the supervision of the Forest… read more

    Sitka National Historical Park, Saanaheit Pole – Sitka AK

    Date added: August 24, 2017; Modified: August 25, 2017

    The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) carved a copy of the original Saanaheit Pole during a restoration program that lasted between 1938 and 1941. The Saanaheit Pole was brought to Sitka from Old Kasaan. The restoration was part of a larger U.S…. read more

    Sitka National Historical Park, Frog/Raven Pole – Sitka AK

    Date added: August 24, 2017; Modified: August 25, 2017

    The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) carved a copy of the original Frog/Raven Pole during a restoration program that lasted between 1938 and 1941. The restoration was part of a larger U.S. Forest Service program focused on the conservation of totems and Native… read more

    Sitka National Historical Park, The Mosquito Legend Pole – Sitka AK

    Date added: August 24, 2017; Modified: August 25, 2017

    The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) carved a copy of the Mosquito Legend Pole during a restoration program that lasted between 1938 and 1941. The restoration was part of a larger U.S. Forest Service program focused on the conservation of totems and Native… read more

    Sitka National Historical Park, Trader Legend Pole – Sitka AK

    Date added: August 24, 2017; Modified: August 25, 2017

    The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) carved a copy of the original Trader Legend Pole during a restoration program that lasted between 1938 and 1941. The restoration was part of a larger U.S. Forest Service program focused on the conservation of totems and… read more

    Sitka Pioneers’ Home – Sitka AK

    Date added: March 16, 2016; Modified: June 14, 2017

    The Sitka Pioneers’ Home was built with financial assistance from the PWA, ca. 1935, and served as “a home for aged pioneers” (source note 1).  It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979 (source note 2)… read more

    City Hall (Old Federal Building) – Sitka AK

    Date added: January 1, 2015; Modified: April 11, 2017

    Sitka, Alaska’s City Hall was originally constructed as the U.S. Post Office and Courthouse. Constructed during the Great Depression, the concrete-construction federal building was completed to replace a wooden frame structure that had burned in 1936. The two-story building was… read more

    Mount Edgecumbe Trail and Cabin – Sitka AK

    Date added: July 28, 2012; Modified: July 28, 2012

    “Mount Edgecumbe can be easily ascended in a day hike. Although finding marine transportation from the nearby town of Sitka to Kruzof Island is often the biggest obstacle, once hikers reach the island and the Mt. Edgecumbe’s trailhead of Fred’s… read more