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Klondike and the Yukon country

Coolidge, Louis Arthur

Klondike and the Yukon country

a description of our Alaskan land of gold from the latest official and scientific sources and personal observation ... with a chapter by John F. Pratt ... New maps and photographic illustrations.

by Coolidge, Louis Arthur

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Published by H. Altemus in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Klondike River Valley (Yukon) -- Gold discoveries

  • Edition Notes

    Microfilm. New Haven, Conn. : Research Publications, 1975. -- 1 reel ; 35 mm. -- (Western Americana : frontier history of the Trans-Mississippi West, 1550-1900 ; reel 124, no. 1366)

    SeriesWestern Americana, 1550-1900 -- reel 124, no. 1366.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination213 p.
    Number of Pages213
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15430699M

    Let Coast High Country Inn point you in the right direction when exploring Whitehorse with our local attractions guide. If you find a lower qualified rate within 24 hours of making your reservation, we’ll match it and give you an extra 10% off. The Klondike Highway is the main north-south travel route in the Yukon and links the Alaskan coastal town of Skagway to Yukon's Dawson City and the Klondike gold fields. Skagway is the official start of the Klondike Hwy; the road leading up to the famous Chilcoot Pass and km north to meet with the Alaska Highway.

    Chicago: Monroe Book Co., Special Collections PNW: FH37 b Other versions available: see library catalog. Ingersoll, Ernest. In Richest Alaska and the Gold Fields of the Klondike Edgewood, Special Collections PNW: In4i1e Other versions available: see library catalog. Klondike: The Chicago Record's Book for Gold. Books by Language Additional Collections Indic Manuscripts. Featured Full text of "Klondike and the Yukon country, a description of our Alaskan land of gold from the latest official and scientific sources and personal observation" See other formats.

    We’ll travel the mighty Yukon River, see where it converges with the Klondike River and learn about the history of Dawson City and the small villages that surround it. Day 7: Whitehorse, YT Raven Inn or Whitehorse Westmark (1 night): Get ready for a long day, but with lots of neat stops along the way. From the Klondike to Berlin. 14 likes. Yukon History. "The gold rush era has been well documented in thousands of books, magazine accounts, diaries, photographs and oral histories.


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The Klondike stampede was a wild interlude in the epic story of western development, and here are its dramatic tales of hardship, heroism, and villainy. We meet Soapy Smith, dictator of Skagway; Swiftwater Bill Gates, who bathed in champagne; Silent Sam Bonnifield, who lost and won back a hotel in a poker game;Cited by: If there is one thing more thrilling than this account of the Klondike Gold Rush, written by Pierre Berton, it is reading it while living in Pierre Berton's childhood home in Dawson City, Yukon.

The story is close to the author's heart, and he makes it endearing for the rest of us/5. Pierre Berton has saved the legacy that is the Klondike gold rush by putting together perhaps the most complete compilation on the subject ever written. This book is superbly written with firsthand accounts and the utmost historical by: The Klondike Gold Rush of began in earnest within 18 months of a major gold strike on Bonanza Creek, a tributary of the Klondike River near Dawson City, Canada.

Tens of thousands of prospectors from around the world streamed north to Alaska and the Yukon in a feverish search for fortune. Klondike: The Chicago Record's Book for Gold Seekers was rushed into print by the Chicago.

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Coolidge; with a chapter by John F. Pratt. White Pass is a link between the Yukon and the coast of Alaska.

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The Klondike Gold Rush, often called the Yukon Gold Rush, was a mass exodus of prospecting migrants from their hometowns to Canadian Yukon Territory and Alaska after gold was discovered there in The idea of striking it rich led overpeople from all walks of life to abandon their homes and embark on an extended.

As evidenced by the gold discoveries of the early s along the tributaries of the Yukon River bringing prosperity to the area. In pioneer George Carmack discovered rich gold deposits on Bonanza Creek, a small tributary of the Klondike River, which connects to the Yukon River.

Only miniscule amounts of gold had been mined prior to this discovery, thus leading to the great gold rush of. Recommended reading for every destination on earth: We found books set in the Yukon. Klondike: The Last Great Gold Rush, With the building of the railroad and the settlement of the plains, the North West was opening up.

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"THE YUKON as it really was and is. Here is THE YUKON STORY written by a Yukoner who reached the country the hard way over the Ashcroft Trail of Here in Walter Hamilton's work, covering Canada's most colorful pioneer region, are the yesterdays, the more recent development, today's position and Seller Rating: % positive.

The Klondike Gold Rush was a migration by an estimatedprospectors to the Klondike region of the Yukon, in north-western Canada, between and Gold was discovered there by local miners on Augand, when news reached Seattle and San Francisco the following year, it triggered a stampede of prospectors.

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Klondike and the Yukon country [microform]: a description of our Alaskan land of gold from the latest official and scientific sources and personal observation by Coolidge, Louis A. (Louis Arthur), ; Pratt, John F. (John Francis), b. Pages: The Klondike Gold Rush, centering upon the Klondike River in this region, brought thousands of new settlers and business investors to the Yukon Territory.

Indue to this sudden influx of people, the Yukon was made into a separate territory, with Dawson City serving as its capital. Noted author launches new book on Klondike Gold Rush. well-informed and fascinating perspective of the event from which the modern-day Yukon was born. It has taken a transplant from another country to find the gold in Canadian history.

It’s up to us now to celebrate : Michael Gates.ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Caption title. "The abstract of a lecture delivered at Sitka, Alaska, Septemis published through the courtesy of the editor of The Alaskan"--Page [].Klondike and the Yukon Country [electronic resource]: A Description of Our Alaskan Land of Gold From the Latest Official and Scientific Sources and Personal Observation by L.A.

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