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Looking Back: 3,000 Horses

One of the interesting names on the map in Yukon history is Dead Horse Gulch. It’s a name that has been well-earned.During the height of the Gold Rush, from 1897-1898, there were thousands of horses that joined the...

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Looking Back: Fickle Fortune

It was inevitable, considering the sheer volume and variety of people who joined the Klondike Gold Rush, that a few people with connections to the occult made it up to Dawson City—psychics were in the crowd.On February 2, 1901,...

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Looking Back: House of Life

The Klondike Gold Rush brought people from all over North America and the world to Dawson City.It should be no surprise then, that among the thousands that poured over the Chilkoot Pass on their way to the City of Gold were...

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Looking Back: When Johnny met Kate

On Christmas Eve, 1900, the Monte Carlo Saloon in Dawson City was the place to be. Men from all over the world crowded the dancehall, and an air of manic festivity pervaded.At the centre of it all was dancehall girl Kathleen...

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