Klondike National Historic Site, Seattle Photos
The Alaskan Gold Rush of 1897-8, or more accurately the Klondike Gold Rush to Canada through Alaska, drew thousands of Americans, many of who went by ship from Seattle. Since Canada required each miner to bring in a year's worth of supplies, Seattle grew wealthy selling such goods to these adventurers. The National Park Service tells the story of the Rush & of Seattle's merchants who served it, in a restored heritage building of the era adjacent to the Pioneer Square heritage district.
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|Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park in restored Cadillac Hotel (319 2nd Ave. S.). Seattle, WA.||Klondike Mercantile store of Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park. Seattle, WA.||Papers & books Klondike Gold Rush displayed in National Historical Park. Seattle, WA.||Official guide book to the Klondyke Country and Gold Fields of Alaska at Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park. Seattle, WA.|
|Sample of one year's supplies prospectors were required to take to take to Klondike Gold Rush arrayed at National Historical Park. Seattle, WA.|
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