• Artist rendering of Pioneer Square during Klondike Gold Rush

    Klondike Gold Rush - Seattle Unit

    National Historical Park Washington

Metals of the Gold Rush

Everyone can tell you gold obviously played an important part in the Klondike Gold Rush, but what other metals were either used or found associated with gold mining. Some many surprise you!


Did You Know?

The Klondike Gold Rush was a fruitless and one of the weirdest search for fortune

The Klondike Gold Rush has been described as "one of the weirdest and most useless movements in history. Over 70,000 people each wasted something like $1000 in a fruitless search for riches".