Museum in Petersburg

Clausen Memorial Museum

This museum holds an interesting collection of artifacts and relics, mostly related to local fishing history. Exhibits include the largest king salmon ever caught (126lbs), a giant lens from the old Cape Decision li…
Historic Site in Petersburg

Sing Lee Alley

Heading south, Harbor Way passes Middle Boat Harbor and turns into Sing Lee Alley. This was the center of old Petersburg, and much of the street is built on pilings over Hammer Slough. On the alley, Sons of Norway H…
Park in Petersburg

Sandy Beach Recreation Area

From downtown, Nordic Dr heads north on a scenic route that ends at Sandy Beach Recreation Area, a beautiful day-use area 2 miles from downtown. There are 2000-year-old Tlingit fish traps snaking the mudflats and a …
Historic Building in Petersburg

Petersburg Fisheries

The original commercial fishing outfit founded by Peter Buschmann in 1900; today it’s a subsidiary of Seattle’s Icicle Seafoods.
Landmark in Petersburg

North Boat Harbor

The North Boat Harbor is the best one for wandering the docks, talking to crews and possibly scoring some fresh fish. Begin at the Harbormaster Office; a wooden deck provides a picturesque overview of the commercial…
Landmark in Petersburg

Sons of Norway Hall