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NEWS Capital City Weekly Travelers disembark from airplanes into Sitka's airport - some wearing jeans, T-shirts and sweat shirts, while others don 21st Century business attire - and are greeted by an array of women and girls dressed in their finery, reminiscent of the 1860s.

Sitka ladies all gussied up

Betty Conklin, organizer and 22-year-participant of being an 1860s greeter for Sitka's Alaska Day Festival.
Photos By Christine Davenport
Betty Conklin, organizer and 22-year-participant of being an 1860s greeter for Sitka's Alaska Day Festival.
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