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?
No gold was ever found in the Skagway River valley. The actual gold fields were approximately 550 miles north, near the junction of the Klondike and Yukon Rivers in Dawson City. Skagway became known as the gateway to the Klondike gold fields, a bustling supply town.