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

    Klondike Gold Rush

    National Historical Park Alaska

Stampeder Genealogy

Black and white historic photo of men and horses in front of a tent.
Early residents at the Blacksmith Shop in Skagway, Alaska at the turn of the 20th century.
Photo courtesy of the Candy Waugaman Collection
 

There are a number of sites that list resources and maintain searchable databases of people who went north to Alaska and Canada during the gold rush. These sites are an easy place to begin your research.

Did You Know?

Cladonia lichen

Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park, spanning diverse ecosystems from coastal to subarctic, is home to over 766 species of lichen. Not only is this the most reported in the National Park system, but it includes four species that are new to science.