Closed May 1
Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park will be closing early May 1, 2014. The visitor center will be closed from 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm and will not be opened for First Thursday evening activities.
If there had been
To capture the mood of Seattle today, we thought it would be fun to retouch some historic photos and wonder if this is how it might have appeared if the Seahawks and the 12th Man spirit existed during the gold rush period. When the SS Portland arrived with those first Klondike miners with 2 tons of gold 5000 people showed up to see them.
Today when the Seahawks parade passes through Seattle with their first Super Bowl Trophy over 500,000 people will see them! Go Hawks
Did You Know?
Much of the Seattle waterfront, Port of Seattle, CenturyLink Field, and Safeco Park were originally tidelands, filled in during the early 20th century Seattle regrade project.