• Stampeders Hiking the Golden Stair case with heavy packs

    Klondike Gold Rush

    National Historical Park Alaska

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Picture of Historic Newspaper showing the front page of the Seattle Post Intelligencer form July 17, 1897 anouncing gold fever!
Picture of Historic Newspaper showing the front page from July 17, 1897 anouncing the beginning of gold fever!
Seattle Post Intelligencer 1897

Did You Know?

Univ. of Washington historic photo showing old street scene with mud streets and tightly packed businesses

At the height of the Klondike Gold Rush, 150 businesses were established in Dyea, Alaska including 48 Hotels and 2 Hospitals. By 1903, Dyea's population was a mere 3. A visit to Dyea today reveals a thriving forest growing over the ghosts of those buildings.