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.