• Nine men pose with gear at the Alaska-British Columbia border in the snow

    Klondike Gold Rush

    National Historical Park Alaska

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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.

An Early Slot Machine

August 09, 2013 Posted by: Kelly McCauley

Artifact conservation intern Kelly McCauley tells us about one of the early slot machines featured in Jeff. Smiths Parlor.

 

Did You Know?

Pile of boards and canvas in abandoned on rocks

The mystery of why these canvas boats were left behind at the Chilkoot summit of Klondike Gold Rush NHP, remains unsolved. One theory reports that it was too costly to pay the customs to take them over the border. Perhaps they were too flimsy for the rough waters of Bennett Lake?