Closed March 18 - 19 - 20, 2014
The park will be closed all day on the following dates for scheduled maintenance; Tuesday March 18, Wednesday March 19, and Thursday March 20, 2014.
Materials to Loan
Currently, the park is reassessing our materials that are loaned to education groups. The traveling trunk program is being revamped and should be available by early 2014. The park is also securing the rights to various video movies about the Klondike Gold Rush and will published a list of materials available as soon as possible.
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Klondike Gold Rush - Seattle Unit National Historical Park
A video detailing the trails and tribulations of those headed to the Klondike Gold Rush. This 27 minute video narrated by Hal Holbrook explores all the facets of the gold rush from the ports of Skagway and Dyea, along the Chilkoot and Whitepass Trails, down the Yukon River, and finally in the gold fields surrounding Dawson City.
Did You Know?
In 1896, a year before the Stampeders travelled through Seattle to the Klondike, the city's total business receipts were $300,000. Within eight months of the S.S. Portland's arrival in August 1897 Seattle businesses generated $25 million.