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    Klondike Gold Rush

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Happenings of past, present and future from Klondike Gold Rush NHP. Join us to explore behind the scenes of work and events taking place at Klondike Gold Rush NHP.

What does "artifact conservation" mean, anyway?

July 23, 2012 Posted by: Katie Bonanno

More information about Klondike Gold Rush NHP's two artifact conservation interns and what they're up to this summer.

 

Did You Know?

historic photo of a steamship surrounded by a crowd at the docks in Seattle

Over 100,000 people started off for the Klondike gold fields, but less than 30,000 actually made it to the gold fields in Dawson City, Yukon Territory. The difficulties of the Chilkoot and White Pass trails forced many to turn back.