Posts Tagged ‘Little Norway’

Southeast Alaska Day 11 – Petersburg

Viking ship Valhalla, Petersburg, Alaska

July 9, 2012 Another day of rain, light enough in the morning, but heavy enough in the afternoon to discourage wandering from the hotel. Petersburg was first settled a couple thousand years ago as a Tlingit fish camp.  But it earned the name Petersburg and the nickname “Alaska’s Little Norway” when Norwegian Peter Buschmann built […]