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Alaska Statehood: Alaska was purchased from Russia on March 30, 1867, for $7.2 million ($120 million adjusted for inflation) at approximately two cents per acre ($4.74/km²). The land went through several administrative changes before becoming an organized (or incorporated) territory on May 11, 1912, and the 49th state of the U.S. on January 3, 1959.
When we lived in Fairbanks, Alaska... Seeing these artists and their completed sculptures amazed me!! "Graceful predator", by Junichi Nakamura and,Tajana Raukar. Single Block 2003 World Ice Art Championships, Fairbanks Alaska.