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History of city Alexandrovsk-Sakhalinsky, Sakhalin Oblast in photos

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Aleksandrovsk-Sakhalinsky - center of Aleksandrovsk-Sakhalinsky district of Sakhalin Region, situated on the west coast of Sakhalin Island, on the coast of the Tatar Strait. Date of establishment - 1869. Previously, the name - Alexander jail (until 1926). The city history begins with the founding of as a place of penal servitude criminals. In Soviet times, the city's industry represented bakery, the coal and the fishing industry, trade marine port.

Sights - the building of the former Treasury (1880), the lighthouse at Cape Jonquiere (1864), is serving a hard labor legendary russian woman criminal-adventurer jewish Sophia Blyuvshteyn, known by the nickname "Sonya - Golden Hand", who died of "colds" in 1902, as evidenced by the message of the prison authorities. Was buried in the local cemetery.

Date of foundation: 1869

Population: 9 697

Alexandrovsk-Sakhalinsky. Prison
Prison in Alexandrovsk-Sakhalinsky
Alexandrovsk-Sakhalinsky. Pharmacy № 40, 1928
Pharmacy № 40, 1928
Alexandrovsk-Sakhalinsky. Marketplace
Marketplace
Alexandrovsk-Sakhalinsky. The house of the governor of Sakhalin
The house of the governor of Sakhalin
Alexandrovsk-Sakhalinsky. Lighthouse Zhonkier
Lighthouse Zhonkier
Alexandrovsk-Sakhalinsky. Lighthouse Zhonkier
Lighthouse Zhonkier
Alexandrovsk-Sakhalinsky. Lighthouse Zhonkier, 1903
Lighthouse Zhonkier, 1903
Alexandrovsk-Sakhalinsky. Meteorological station, circa 1930
Meteorological station, circa 1930
Alexandrovsk-Sakhalinsky. Museum, circa 1900
Museum, circa 1900
Alexandrovsk-Sakhalinsky. District Office of Trade Unions, circa 1940
District Office of Trade Unions, circa 1940
Alexandrovsk-Sakhalinsky. Panorama of the city, far away - middle School №2, 1930
Panorama of the city, far away - middle School №2, 1930
Alexandrovsk-Sakhalinsky. Panorama of the city, 1935
Panorama of the city, 1935
Alexandrovsk-Sakhalinsky. Panorama of the city
Panorama of the city
Alexandrovsk-Sakhalinsky. Panorama of the city from the river
Panorama of the city from the river
Alexandrovsk-Sakhalinsky. Outpost Alexandrovsky, circa 1900
Outpost Alexandrovsky, circa 1900
Alexandrovsk-Sakhalinsky. Pier and raid of outpost Alexandrovsky, circa 1900
Pier and raid of outpost Alexandrovsky, circa 1900
Alexandrovsk-Sakhalinsky. Fish hatcheries, 1923-1924
Fish hatcheries, 1923-1924
Alexandrovsk-Sakhalinsky. Sovetskaya street, 1935
Sovetskaya street, 1935
Alexandrovsk-Sakhalinsky. At the movie theater 'Mayak', 1932
At the movie theater 'Mayak', 1932
Alexandrovsk-Sakhalinsky. Dzerzhinsky Street
Dzerzhinsky Street
Alexandrovsk-Sakhalinsky. Street Nikolaevskaya
Street Nikolaevskaya
Alexandrovsk-Sakhalinsky. In the city park, circa 1930
In the city park, circa 1930
Alexandrovsk-Sakhalinsky. In the city park, circa 1930
In the city park, circa 1930
Alexandrovsk-Sakhalinsky. Shackled Sophia Blyuvshteyn - 'Sonka the Golden Pen'
Shackled Sophia Blyuvshteyn - 'Sonka the Golden Pen'

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