May 21, 2013
Tourism is and has always been a major part of Skagway’s economy and so I thought that a very brief history of Skagway Tourism might be in order here as we start the one hundredth and fifteen year of Skagway’s almighty tourist economy.
May 08, 2013
Artifact conservation intern Nicole Peters discusses two of the taxidermy mounts that will be featured in the diorama in Jeff. Smiths Parlor Museum.
Meet. . .the ermine!
March 25, 2013
This post is to honor the women of the Klondike Gold Rush as a part of Women's History Month. Enjoy learning about this minority group and their journey to the gold feilds.
February 13, 2013
This blog post digs deep into one of Skagway's historical controversies, centering around descrimination that occurred in Skagway at the turn of the century towards the Buffalo Soldiers that were assigned to the northern Lynn Canal.
February 05, 2013
Links to Avalanche Awareness Information
January 02, 2013
A wintery look to the Tayia River in Dyea.
December 13, 2012
Learn more about our park's sustainability efforts and check out our sustainable holiday tree!
December 05, 2012
Christmas celebrations are shared from two historical accounts from the Klondike Gold Rush of 1898- A Gold Miner's Life in Dawson City (1898-1901) by Jeremiah Lynch and Writing Home- to Dorset from the Yukon, letters by Willliam White
November 26, 2012
Rangers at Klondike Goldrush train with Skagway Police Department in a two day long skills workshop.
November 16, 2012
Klondike Gold Rush NHP continues its mission to preserve Skagway's Historic District and tell the story of the Klondike Gold Rush by taking care of historic buildings within the district. This post include updates on recent work completed by NPS preservation crews on local buildings
October 31, 2012
Klondike Gold Rush NHP's museum team tackle conservation of four metal artifacts that have been outdoors for decades, with help from the park's Maintenance crew.
August 28, 2012
Artifact conservation intern Nicole Peters wraps up her summer of working on the Rapuzzi Collection at Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park.
August 24, 2012
Artifact Conservation Intern Katie Bonanno writes about the intricacies of preserving textiles, including the dress worn by Lady Lou.
August 14, 2012
Learn more about the issues encountered by Klondike Gold Rush NHP's artifact conservation interns while working on the mixed media creations of Martin Itjen, Skagway's showman and entrepreneur.
July 30, 2012
Follow our interns Katie Bonanno and Nicole Peters as they hike the Chilkoot Trail!
July 23, 2012
More information about Klondike Gold Rush NHP's two artifact conservation interns and what they're up to this summer.
July 10, 2012
First of a six-part series about the Artifact Conservation Internship Program for Summer 2012.