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Alaska State Holidays

Alaska Day logo - click to see all cultural symbols
Alaska Day logo illustration © City and Borough of Sitka:
Alaska Day Festival website (used by permission).
See All cultural Symbols - National Holidays.

Seward's Day

Alaska celebrates Seward's Day on the last Monday in March, commemorating the signing of the treaty by which the United States bought Alaska from Russia.

Alaska Day

Alaska Day is celebrated on October 18 (anniversary of the formal transfer of the Territory and the raising of the U.S. flag at Sitka in 1867).

Source:
FAQ ALASKA: SLED Alaska Statewide Library
Alaska Day 1867: Sitka Alaska Day Festival website
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All cultural Symbols - National Holidays

    

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