In 1867, the Territory of Alaska was transferred from Russia to the U.S


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On October 18, 1867 - The Territory of Alaska was transferred from Russia to the U.S. The #[U]USCG[/U] has proudly served Alaska ever since. Good job District 17. Keep up the great work.

http://www.uscgnews.com/go/doc/4007/2156574/District-17

Read a little about the history here.