Sitkoh (historical) is a populated place feature (populated place) in Sitka Borough.
Sorry, no local resorces for this location!
|Feature Name:||Sitkoh (historical)|
|Category:||Alaska physical, cultural and historic features|
|Feature Type:||Populated Place|
|Description:||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).|
NOTE: This map shows the HISTORICAL LOCATION of a feature that is no longer visible!
(4.3 miles NW)
Todd, AK (6.4 miles W)
(17.4 miles SE)