Lesson Plan

Teaching with Historic Places: The Klondike Gold Rush

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History
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Gold Rush

Overview

Three of the lesson plans in the "Teaching with Historic Places" series feature the 'last great adventure' - the late 1800's gold rush to the far north.

Background

Teaching with Historic Places Lesson Plans

Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park is featured in the Teaching with Historic Places lesson plan, Skagway: Gateway to the Klondike.
Join the stampede for gold, when over 100,000 prospectors set out for the Klondike.

Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park Seattle Unit is featured in the Teaching with Historic Places lesson plan, Gold Fever! Seattle Outfits the Klondike Gold Rush.
Examine how the discovery of gold in Canada's remote Klondike region touched off the last great gold rush, creating an economic boom that changed the city of Seattle forever.

Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park Seattle Unit is also featured in Seattle: A National Register Travel Itinerary.
Explore the last great gold rush at Klondike and the city of Seattle.

Parks Canada

Klondike Gold Rush NHP is also an International Park that coordinates with Parks Canada. Take a look at the teacher resources for the Chilkoot Trail Historic Stie of Canada. 
Visit the Parks Canada website.