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In 1893, an official survey of the town site of Juneau was commenced by C.W. Garside.
In 1912, the Alaska Daily Empire was established by J.F.A. Strong, who became governor of the territory in 1913. The paper later became the Southeast Alaska Empire and, currently, the Juneau Empire.
In 1920, residents of Anchorage voted 328-130 to incorporate as a first-class city.
In 1976, the voters of Alaska authorized the formation of the Alaska Permanent Fund.
In 1982, Bill Sheffield was elected as the state's sixth governor.
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In 1783, Gen. George Washington issued his Farewell Orders to the Armies of the United States near Princeton, N.J.