Alaska Historical

Alaska Historical (HM1UF0)

Location: Williamsburg, VA 23185 James City County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 13.57', W 76° 46.957'

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Quadricentennial Plaza

—Jamestown Settlement —


The Russians were the first to settle Alaska, and maintained control of the region until the mid 19th century, despite Spanish and British claims. In 1867 Russia sold Alaska to the United States and an administrative district was established in 1884. After the gold rush of the 1890s the population grew. The state was created from the Alaska Territory, organized in 1912.

1741-Explored by Vitus Bering for Russia 1784-Permanently settled by Russian fur traders 1959-Admitted to the Union as the 49th state.
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HM NumberHM1UF0
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 16th, 2016 at 9:03am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 341853 N 4121450
Decimal Degrees37.22616667, -76.78261667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 13.57', W 76° 46.957'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 13' 34.2" N, 76° 46' 57.42" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)757, 202
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2206 Colonial Pkwy, Williamsburg VA 23185, US
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