PetersburgWebPage_Topic4.7

PetersburgWebPage_Topic4.7 - FACT SHEET - PETERSBURG,...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: FACT SHEET - PETERSBURG, ALASKA Petersburg, Alaska, located on Mitkof Island, is considered Alaskas Little Norway. Petersburg grew up around a salmon cannery and sawmill built by Peter Buschmann between 1897 and 1899. Petersburg is named after Peter Buschmann and part of its charm lies in its magnificent setting and the Scandinavian design of some of its buildings and houses. Services Downtown merchants sell a variety of products including gifts and souvenirs, hunting and fishing gear and licenses, camping supplies, groceries, hardware, marine supplies, automotive parts and clothing. Unique and colorful gifts and clothes imported from Norway are available at some specialty shops. Artwork by local artists is sold at downtown shops and an art gallery located near the ferry terminal. The business district contains two banks, several restaurants, a laundry, movie theater, and bookstore. The U.S. Post Office and the U.S. Forest Service ranger district office are both located in the federal office building. Other merchants offer nearly all visitor services, including gas stations the federal office building....
View Full Document

This note was uploaded on 05/11/2008 for the course CIS cis 101 taught by Professor Leipus during the Spring '08 term at DeVry Tinley Park.

Page1 / 2

PetersburgWebPage_Topic4.7 - FACT SHEET - PETERSBURG,...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online