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    Klondike Gold Rush

    National Historical Park Alaska

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August 21, 2014
Jeff. Smith's Parlor: National Park Service Hosts On-site Art Conservators
Conservators are working on items from Jeff. Smith's Parlor to prepare its opening as a museum in 2016.

August 19, 2014
Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park Welcomes New Education Specialist
Jason Verhaeghe has been hired as the new Education Specialist for Klondike Gold Rush NHP.

August 19, 2014
Skagway Students Develop Phone APP for Dyea
Skagway students create an APP to explore Dyea in Klondike Gold Rush NHP.

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Did You Know?

Historic photo of a steamship surrounded by a crowd at the docks in Seattle

Over 100,000 people started off for the Klondike gold fields, but less than 30,000 actually made it to the gold fields in Dawson City, Yukon Territory. The difficulties of the Chilkoot and White Pass trails forced many to turn back. More...