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

    Klondike Gold Rush

    National Historical Park Alaska

Verbauwhedes Cigar Store and Confectionery Building

compact two story Victorian style building, creamy tan and brown in color

Verbauwhedes Cigar Store and Confectionery Building

NPS Photo


252 Broadway

First leased by NPS in 1986

(View Floor Plan)

Learn about the history of this building (1.4 MB pdf)

Casey McBride, dba Taiya River Jewelry

On-premises manufacture and retail sale of gold nugget jewelry, and retail sale of other jewelry items.

Current Lease Expiration Date: December 31, 2016

Lease Area: 650 sq. ft (286 sq.ft. first floor/364sq.ft. second floor)

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?