In 1868, Hiram Ketchum Jr. became the first Collector of Customs for Alaska.
In 1902, President Theodore Roosevelt proclaimed the Alexander Archipelago Forest Reserve.
In 1938, the first scheduled Pan American air express flight from Seattle to Juneau landed at Auke Bay.
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In 1866, President Andrew Johnson formally declared the Civil War over, months after the fighting had stopped.
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