Great Klondike gold rush 1898-1904

  • 48 Pages
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  • English

Prentice-Hall of Canada , Scarborough, Ont
Klondike River Valley (Yukon) -- Gold discove


Klondike River Valley (Y

StatementDonald M. Santor, Stewart K. Dicks.
SeriesCanadiana scrapbook series
ContributionsSantor, Donald., Dicks, Stewart Kinloch, 1927-
LC ClassificationsF1095.K5 G7
The Physical Object
Pagination48 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4294158M
ISBN 100133639525
LC Control Number78322012

Amazing tales, great book. Very few of the tens of thousands who set out for the Klondike Gold Rush actually made it and even fewer became rich. The rest either died or turned back following immense hardship, bad luck or downright stupidity. This book retells many of their stories and should be considered a classic.

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Get this from a library. The great Klondike gold rush, [Donald M Santor; Stewart K Dicks] -- Reproduction of a selection of materials pro- duced by people of the time: newspaper articles and advertisements; quotations from books, let- ters and catalogues; photographs and sketches.

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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 Buy Klondike: The Last Great Gold Rush, Revised by Berton, Pierre (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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This series includes The White Pass and Yukon Route Railway and the forthcoming book Paddlewheelers of Alaska and the by: 1. Buy a cheap copy of The Great Klondike Gold Rush (History book by Pierre Berton. An omnibus of the best tales ever told about the Klondike and its characters. The fourth and final book in the exciting Pierre Berton's History for Young Canadians Free shipping over $ By midsummer of there w people at Dawson, with more than 5, working the diggings.

By August many of the stampeders had started for home, most of them broke. The next year saw a still larger exodus of miners when gold was discovered at Nome, Alaska.

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The great Klondike Gold Rush ended as suddenly as it had begun. This spectacular video is based on the bestselling book "The Klondike Gold Rush: Photographs from " by Graham Wilson. This is the mother lode of the north. Find books like Klondike: The Last Great Gold Rush, from the world’s largest community of readers.

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It didn't take long for word to spread around the world and the new gold rush was on. Overpeople laid plans to make their way north to the gold fields in the Klondike.

The Great Klondike Gold Rush Part 6 - Duration: GoldTra views. Gold Trails Season 2 Episode 8 Full - Nuggets Nuggets Everywhere - Duration:   This Gold Rush, named after the Klondike River in the Yukon territory of Canada, was the last great scramble for gold in the old West.

One hundred thousand persons, mostly from the U.S., set out for the Klondike in30, or 40, got there, after an arduous journey through killing winter snows, and a few hundred found gold.5/5(4). The Great Klondike Gold Rush Part 5 - Duration: GoldTra views.

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We are among the top independent sellers of Canadian books on the Internet. Books shelved as klondike: The Call of the Wild/White Fang by Jack London, To Build a Fire and Other Stories by Jack London, Gold Diggers: Striking it Ri. The Last Great Gold Rush In the late s, somewould-be prospectors journeyed to the remote Yukon region of Canada as part of one of the largest gold rushes in history.

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Inhe produced what would become the best known book from the gold rush--The Call of the Wild, the adventures of Buck, a dog ripped from a comfortable life in the U.S. and sold as a sled dog to Klondike stampeders.

His Klondike writings proved to be London's gold mine. The Klondike Gold Rush was a migration by an estimatedprospectors to the Klondike region of the Yukon, in north-western Canada, between and Gold was discovered there by local miners on Augand, when news reached Seattle and San Francisco the following year, it triggered a stampede of prospectors.

Some became wealthy, but the majority went in : Dawson City at Klondike River, Yukon, Canada. 8 videos Play all The Great Klondike Gold Rush Documentary GoldTrails; St. Helens: Out of the Ash - Duration: KSPS Public TV 1, views.

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Noted author launches new book on Klondike Gold Rush. What do an imperious colonial columnist for the London Times, a ramrod-straight authoritarian Mountie, an aspiring young self- educated author, a calculating woman entrepreneur, a selfless saint and a prospector from New England have in common.

Michael Gates; Sep. 24, a.m. NewsAuthor: Michael Gates. Check out Francis J. Wahlgren's ANTIQUES ROADSHOW appraisal of this Klondike Gold Rush Archive from Baltimore, Hour 3! Your great-great-uncle would have been part of that stampede.Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park is a national historical park operated by the National Park Service that seeks to commemorate the Klondike Gold Rush of the late s.

Though the gold fields that were the ultimate goal of the stampeders lay in the Yukon Territory, the park comprises staging areas for the trek there and the routes leading in its on: Alaska and Washington, United States.The Klondike Gold Rush tells the legendary story of the Alaska-Yukon Gold Rush.

Overpeople voyage to the far North intent on reaching the Canadian boom-town Dawson City and striking it .