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

    Klondike Gold Rush

    National Historical Park Alaska

Red Front Building

two story red building with flat roof and awning extending from mid front over boardwalk

The Red Front Building

NPS Photo

THE RED FRONT BUILDING

(1898-1910)

399b Broadway

First leased by NPS in 2000

(View floorplans)

Learn about the history of this building (2 MB pdf)

dba Skagway Gold Rush

Retail sales of jewelry

Lease Expiration Date: March 31, 2020

Lease Area: 927 sq. ft.

Did You Know?

Pile of boards and canvas in abandoned on rocks

The mystery of why these canvas boats were left behind at the Chilkoot summit of Klondike Gold Rush NHP, remains unsolved. One theory reports that it was too costly to pay the customs to take them over the border. Perhaps they were too flimsy for the rough waters of Bennett Lake?