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Sitkoh (historical)

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Location

57 ° 28' 0" N,
134 ° 52' 10" W

Region

Sitka

Elevation

16 ft (4.88 m)

Uses

Sitkoh (historical) in Detail.

About

former Indian village on Chichagof I., on Point Craven at mouth of Sitkoh Bay, 6 mi. E of Todd, Alex. Arch.

History

Tlingit Indian name of a village once located here. "It was to a stockade behind a steep detached rock in this vicinity, according to Lisianski, that the natives retreated after their defeat at Sitka by the Russians in 1804." There were some Indian houses here in 1883. U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey, (1883, p. 178).