Way Back in Kodiak – Fort Kodiak

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Fort Kodiak

In 1867, the US purchased Alaska from Russia.. The next year, the US Army shipped a company of soldiers to Kodiak to establish Fort Kodiak.. It was a short-lived post; the soldiers left in 1870.. However, this was a moment of dramatic transition in Kodiak.. In this episode, learn what happened in Kodiak when the Stars and Stripes went up and this former Russian colony became American.

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