Klondike Gold Rush

Old abandoned safe unearthed in Dawson City

‘I hope they find something, even if it’s old documents or old photographs’

  • Aug 10, 2018

 

The Fortymile was a dangerous river

Many miners died trying to traverse dangerous currents

 

Skagway’s gold rush park offers view of the Gold Rush’s ugly side

New exhibits reveal the history of racism, prostitution and theft during Chilkoot trail era

 

‘When the legend becomes the truth, print the legend’

Many Klondike scribes didn’t mind taking liberties with the truth

  • Jun 23, 2017