• 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? 1 in every 10 Klondike Stampeders was a woman

Of the over 70,000 stampeders headed for the gold fields during the Klondike Gold Rush, 1 in every 10 was a woman.