• Artist rendering of Pioneer Square during Klondike Gold Rush

    Klondike Gold Rush - Seattle Unit

    National Historical Park Washington

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seattle seal proposed in 1897

This proposed design for a city seal illustrated the spirit of determination that characterized Seattle in 1897

Museum of History and Industry, Seattle

For in-depth information about Seattle during and after the Klondike Gold Rush view the online version of Hard Drive to the Klondike: Promoting Seattle During the Gold Rush. This out-of-print publication was prepared for the National Park Service as a historic resource study for the Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park in November 1998.

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crowd on First Avenue in downtown Seattle

Seattle's population swelled from 40,000 in 1890 to 240,000 by 1910.