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Gold Rush Cemeteries
Cemeteries are a fascinating way to learn about the people that lived in or passed through an area. There are number of cemeteries in Skagway and Dyea.
Click on the Cemetery below for a list of people buried at that location.
Slide Cemetery: Located in Dyea, AK
Pioneer Cemetery: Skagway, AK on Dyea Road
Gold Rush Cemetery: Skagway, AK near lower Reid Falls
Information provided by the Skagway Historical Society.
Did You Know?
The official Alaska state mineral is gold, which played a major role in the opening of Alaska for future development. There were more than 50 gold rushes in Alaska and the Yukon from 1880 to 1915. Learn about one of them at Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park!