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Herschel Island

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Issue: 2019-07-17, PHOTO: courtesy of the Government of Yukon

When Richard Gordon was a young man he worked on an oil rig in the Beaufort Sea, but often found himself looking across the water to a special place he had visited as a child. Read more

Yukon History

On February 19, 1894, Herschel Island saw its first baseball game, but not its last. The lines were created using ash, and a sail was put up as a backstop. The officers played the crew, and the result was never recorded. Read more

Yukon History