• Artist rendering of Pioneer Square during Klondike Gold Rush

    Klondike Gold Rush - Seattle Unit

    National Historical Park Washington

Research Resources

Do you need help writing your report on Seattle or the Klondike Gold Rush? Are you doing a History Day project on the gold rush? These are some of the web-based resources our staff has found useful for their programs, photographs, and displays.

These are just a few of the many available on the internet. Using various search engines should find additional internet sites not listed here.


Historylink http://www.historylink.org/

Museum of History and Industry http://seattlehistory.org/

Washington State History Museum http://www.wshs.org/

University of Washington - Special Collections http://content.lib.washington.edu/

Explore North http://www.explorenorth.com/index.html


U.S. National Postal Museum http://www.postalmuseum.si.edu/gold/discovery.html

Dawson Historical Complex National Historic Site of Canada http://www.pc.gc.ca/lhn-nhs/yt/dawson/index_e.asp

The Yukon Photgraphers of the Gold Rush Era http://www.virtualmuseum.ca/Exhibitions/Goldrushphoto/02english/02intro.html

Did You Know?

Did You Know the Canadian border at the summit of the Chikoot Pass

Many stampeders thought the Klondike Gold Fields were located in Alaska. Actually the gold placer deposits were in the Yukon Territory, in Canada.