• 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?

Historic photo of a tent camp along the Chilkoot Trail

During the height of the Klondike Gold Rush, Finnegan's Camp on the Chilkoot Trail was a tent city. There were saloons, restaurants and hotels all housed in tents.