Photo of the day – Wrangell Alaska

Photo of the day – Wrangell Alaska

Evening in Wrangell Alaska

Wrangell was established by Russians as one of the most seasoned non-Local settlements in Gold country. They began exchanging for hides with zone Tlingit in 1811 at the site of present-day Wrangell. In 1834, Noble Ferdinand Petrovich Wrangel, then head of Russian government engages in Russian America, requested a stockade assembled close to the Naanyaa.aayí tribe place of Boss Shakes, called Shéiksh Hídi. This house was placed around 13 miles (21 km) north of Old Wrangell, on a little island amidst what is today Wrangell Harbor. The stockade, named Redoubt Paragon of piety Dionysius (Редутъ Санктъ Дионѵсіусъ), was established at the area of present-day Wrangell and remained close to the end of the little landmass that structures the northeastern side of the mouth of the harbor.

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Evening in Wrangell Alaska

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JOHN J GENTRY'S BIO: John J Gentry is a lifelong adventure travel enthusiast and international manager, Philanthropist, and ex-solder. Spent 2011-2015 developing an international team in HsinChu, Taiwan. Early on he spent the better part of the 90’s working with the US Army in Germany, Iraq and Kuwait. For kicks, he studied in Alaska 2008-2010 international history for a greater understanding in his adventure travels. He has had some great experiences, and successes traveling around the world documenting his travels with his family via ExploreTraveler.com

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