Researchers used modern archeological techniques to discover the exact location of Tlingit fort Shís’gi Noow (Sapling Fort), the site of an important battle.
The men who built roads throughout the territory as part of the Alaska Road Commission were hardy and often mysterious characters.
Drive the Taylor Highway road trip to Eagle, a town of less than 100 that offers visitors a chance to see what life looked like in Alaska in 1899.
Black Army soldiers of Company L served in early Skagway. They went on fire patrols, helped provide order, and rescued people in emergencies.
The Alaska State Library online exhibits include seven photographic collections to browse, allowing you to travel to disparate periods from Alaska’s past.
During Russian colonization of Alaska, the country’s rule over Finland led to a community of Finns working and living in Alaska.