• historic photo of men with gear at the Alaska-British Columbia border in the snow

    Klondike Gold Rush

    National Historical Park Alaska

Klondike Gold Rush NHP Science

Did You Know?

Woman with hat

The Gold Rush provided new opportunities. Harriet “Ma” Pullen, who arrived in Skagway with just $7 in her pockets, became one of Skagway’s prominent citizens, owning land in Dyea and running an elegant hotel in Skagway.