This is the Governor of Alaska.
His name is Sean Parnell.
FAST FACTS ABOUT ALASKA
Nickname: “The Last Frontier”
State motto: North to the Future
It was the 49th state admitted to statehood on
January 3, 1959.
FORGET ME NOT
Facts about the State economy
Petroleum and natural gas
Gold and other mining
Lumber and wood products
Interesting people important in Alaska’s history
Former Governor and
Designed state flag at age 13, Studied glaciers in Alaska Vice-presidential candidate
Interesting places in Alaska
Santa Claus House.
Musher's Hall of Fame
All about mushing and
Three facts about Alaska
1. In 1867 United States Secretary of State William H. Seward
offered Russia $7,200,000, or two cents per acre, for Alaska.
It was called “Seward’s Folly.”
2. Joe Juneau's 1880 discovery of gold ushered in the gold rush
3. Alaska accounts for 25% of the oil produced in the United