2 edition of river trip to the Klondike found in the catalog.
river trip to the Klondike
John Sidney Webb
Extracts from: The Century magazine, March 1898.
|Statement||John Sidney Webb. The rush to the Klondike over the mountain passes /Edward S. Curtis.|
|Series||SJS ; no. 180, SJS -- no. 180.|
|Contributions||Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||p. -697 :|
|Number of Pages||697|
Klondike Gold Rush: Begun in amidst a general economic depression in the Pacific Northwest with high rates of unemployment; huge rush of gold-seeking people from the West Coast moving northward into Alaska and Canada's Yukon Territory to seek gold in Canada's Klondike River. Although the Klondike Gold Rush energized this region until it. The Klondike River (Hän: Tr'ondëk) is a tributary of the Yukon River in Canada that gave its name to the Klondike Gold Klondike River has its source in the Ogilvie Mountains and flows into the Yukon River at Dawson City.. Its name comes from the Hän word Tr'ondëk (/ ʈʂʼontək /) meaning hammerstone, a tool which was used to hammer down stakes used to set salmon nets.
The Forty Mile, Fort Cudahy and Fort Constantine Historic Site on the Yukon River northwest of Dawson City has yielded artifacts over 2, years old. Of the , gold seekers who tried to reach the Klondike, an estima made it. That still outnumbers the Yukon’s current population. Women of the Klondike by Ken Spotswood Dateline: March 3, To read some of the Canadian and American history books on the Klondike gold rush, it's unfortunate that the role of women has been so neglected.. Until recent years many of these authors have been men who focused mainly on male interests in what has been perceived as a male-dominated event.
Yukon River with Klondike City (foreground) and Dawson City (upper right), Dawson City was created in the early days of the Klondike gold rush, when prospector Joe Ladue and shopkeeper Arthur Harper decided to make a profit from the influx to the : Dawson City at Klondike River, Yukon, Canada. The Klondike Gold Rush, often called the Yukon Gold Rush, was a mass exodus of prospecting migrants from their hometowns to Canadian Yukon Territory and Alaska after gold was discovered there in
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Reprint of edition. This thrilling story of the Klondike Gold Rush is at once first-rate history and first-rate entertainment.
Some of the anecdotes of the last great gold rush have been told by others, but Pierre Berton is the first to distill the Klondike experience into a single, complete, coherent and immensely dramatic by: Klondike: The Last Great Gold Rush, [Berton, Pierre] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.
Klondike: The Last Great Gold Rush, Cited by: Yukon Tours by Klondike Travel Air, accommodation, rentals, tours, day activities, and custom travel options, we build amazing year round Yukon packages suited to your dreams.
For seamless travel with expert advice and authentic Yukon experience; trust Yukon Tours - take the stress out of planning your trip and contact us today. With that unrelated anecdote in mind, this book is fantastic and a joy to read.
The pure storytelling with which Berton imbues his history of the gold rush is enthralling. If you don't know anything about the Klondike gold rush, this is the book about it you should read.
It covers everything, including the parts that are not so pretty/5(46). Yukon River Canoe Trips: Minto to Dawson City 10 Days ( km) Imagine canoeing down the historic Yukon River on a professionally guided canoe trip adventure through the very places where the Klondike Goldrush took place over years ago.
Explore the remnants of many of the original log cabins, buildings and paddlewheelers that still dot her. This is the perfect trip for beginners who want to experience what it feels like to canoe along the mighty Yukon River.
Our guide will explain all you need to know about paddling, the history surrounding the river and will point out wildlife when we see it. 1 person: $ 2 participants: $ 3 participants: $ 4 participants: $ The Klondiker: Paddling the Big Salmon River For the intermediate canoeist, The Big Salmon is a magic combination: a truly wild and scenic Yukon river that is accessible to paddlers.
The Big Salmon is remote, seeing only a handful of paddlers each year. Yukon Summer Adventures. Pan for gold in Yukon's Klondike, cross the Arctic Circle and dip your toe in the Arctic Ocean.
This canoe trip on Yukon's Teslin River lets you enjoy the pristine and magnificent wilderness of Canada's Yukon Territory in an easy way. More than km of spectacular landscapes and wilderness lay waiting for you.
This one involved a mountain of research, some of it conducted even before I knew I was going to write a book about the Klondike. On a road trip to the far north, we visited Klondike museums in Seattle, Skagway, and Dawson City. You can see our pickup and camper at a campground near Dawson City in the photo on this page.
Don’t forget your passport on this half-day tour to Canada’s Yukon with a round-trip transfer from your accommodations or cruise port in Skagway, Alaska. In addition to navigating off the beaten path, your guide offers little-known facts and local stories about the region’s history and wildlife/5().
At its peak during the Klondike gold rush, nea gold seekers in 7, boats travelled the river on their way to the goldfields in Dawson City. The first night of your trip will be spent at Lake Laberge, made famous by the poet Robert Service in "The Cremation of Sam McGee".
The journey from Eagle to Circle is miles long with most visitors traveling from late May through September. The Yukon River flows at an average speed of 5 to 8 miles per hour.
Trip length varies depending on weather conditions, type of boat, and whether visitors continually float during long daylight hours or if they stop to camp and explore. We looked at a number of river guides and decided on Len Webster’s Yukon River guides for our reference.
Excellent blend of river information, maps, camps, and history.” Gary Decarrie, Editor, NewsletterCanoeKayak “ Just got back from 6 weeks in the Yukon. Part of our adventure included the Johnson’s Crossing to Dawson river trip. Travel to the time of Gold Rush with Klondike Adventures.
Explore the wild territories of Alaska together with valiant Kate and adventure-savvy Paul. Build a strong and prosperous city in these.
About Whitehorse Whitehorse began during the Klondike gold rush when thousands of prospectors journeyed by ship to Skagway, Alaska, then climbed the rugged mountain passes to the headwaters of the Yukon River.
They constructed nearly anything floatable for the more than kilometre (mi.) trip to Dawson City via Whitehorse. Above Whitehorse many prospectors died in the dangerous.
Jack London and the Klondike Gold Rush is just what I want my students to read. Growing up I loved Jack London adventures, but I never knew much about his life. Now as a middle-grades teacher I have my students begin by reading author bios before we read their novels.4/5(29).
Klondike Nuggets, and How Two Boys Secured Them (New York: Doubleday and McClure Co., ), by Edward Sylvester Ellis (Gutenberg text, illustrated HTML, and page images) To Win or to Die, by George Manville Fenn, illust.
by Paul Hardy (Gutenberg text and illustrated HTML) Filed under: Klondike River Valley (Yukon) -- Gold discoveries -- Poetry. Five Exploration Northwest episodes retrace the Klondike Gold Rush gold rush trail.
Beginning in Skagway, Alaska, the film crew makes a 5-day trip instarting with a strenuous climb over the famous Chilkoot Pass, followed by a day film trip in traveling miles in foot cargo canoes down the Yukon River from Whitehorse to Dawson City, Yukon Territory.
See the SS KLONDIKE RIVERBOAT and learn about its importance on the Yukon River in the Gold Rush days. Later, head to Whitehorse’s premier dogsled facility, MUKTUK ADVENTURES, where you will personally meet the huskies and their trainers.
Klondike River, tributary of the Yukon River, in western Yukon, Canada. With its major tributary, the North Klondike, it rises in the Ogilvie Mountains and flows westward for miles ( km) to join the Yukon at Dawson, the river’s historic settlement.TAPPAN ADNEY AND THE KLONDIKE STAMPEDE.
by Michael Gates Klondikers outside a branch store of Johnson, Kerfoot & Co., City of Vancouver Archives. The Klondike .After being away for nearly a year, London arrived back home debilitated and broke; his trip to the Klondike had netted him but $ in gold dust.
But the experience had provided him with things far more valuable – seeds that would soon bear spectacular fruit.