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Gates, Michael. "Klondike Gold Rush." In The Canadian Encyclopedia. Historica Canada, 1985—. Article published July 20, 2009

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 Pierre Berton, The Klondike Fever: The Life and Death of the Last Great Gold Rush (1958)
After they returned to Seattle, the news of their find got out in press reports and the great Klondike gold rush began. Those using the Canadian route crossed the Chilkoot and White Passes and continued by boat down the Yukon River to Dawson City. The rush couldn't have come at a better time. An economic recession had gripped the country for several years and the gold rush boom affected the economies of every Canadian community from Winnipeg to Victoria. The prospectors were followed by saloon keepers, dance-hall girls, traders and other entrepreneurs. In its heyday Dawson City boasted a population of 30,000 people. It had electricity, movie theatres, banks and hospitals. It also had the North-West Mounted Police.

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Discovery of gold in the Klondike by George and Kate Carmack, Skookum Jim and Dawson Charlie.
The Klondike Gold Rush marked the end of a decade and the end of an era. Soon after, gold mining was taken over by corporations and government who could make the investment in complex machinery.

 

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Gold is discovered on the beaches in Nome, Alaska and the next gold rush begins. The Klondike Gold Rush is officially over.
Klondike Gold Corp., is a Canadian exploration company with offices in Vancouver, British Columbia, and Dawson City, Yukon. The Company is focused on the development of its Yukon
gold properties, and also holds a large portfolio of gold and base metal projects in southeastern
British Columbia.

Michael Gates
Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park was authorized in 1976 to preserve and interpret the history of the Klondike Gold Rush of 1897-98. The park consists of four units: a six-block historic business district, the Chilkoot Trail, a corridor comprising the White Pass Trail, and a visitor center at 319 Second Ave S (Pioneer Square), Seattle, Washington.


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Oliver Millett of Lunenburg, Nova Scotia stakes on claim on Cheechako Hill, far above Bonanza Creek, and it produces a half a million dollars worth of gold. A staking rush of the nearby hills begins.

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The steamship Excelsior arrives in San Francisco with a half a million dollars worth of gold on board. Stories of the Klondike Gold Rush hit the news wires.

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The Klondike Gold Rush brought out the best and the worst in the people that followed its call -it remains a fascinating enigma to this day. One of the last manifestations of the dream of the North American frontier, the Klondike was seen as a place where any person could make his or her fortune by exploring unopened territory. The concept of frontier has become a myth or an idealized notion. But the vestiges of the Klondike quest are still to be seen and sensed in the landmarks of Yukon – from the summit of the Chilkoot Trail to the boardwalks of Dawson City.

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But the Klondike Gold Rush ended as quickly as it began. In the summer of 1899, gold was discovered in the sandy beaches of Nome, Alaska. Many of the people who had arrived too late to stake claims in the Klondike left immediately for the “new Eldorado”. Ironically, the greatest year for gold production in Yukon was 1900. Over 22 million dollars worth of gold was extracted, in contrast to the $2.5 million of 1897 and the $10 million of 1898.

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It’s a matter of ongoing speculation why the Klondike Gold Rush captured the imagination of so many people. The world was under the influence of severe recession at the time. The idea of the North American frontier, which had brought so many people from the Old World to the New, was still a fresh concept in the minds of the American populace. This was the land of the entrepreneur, the adventurer, the innovator and the fortune hunter.