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Gold Rush to Alaska is your ‘one-stop’ site for information on the fascinating Gold Rush History of Alaska, the Yukon and British Columbia, as well as present day considerations in the continuing hunt for gold. Learn where and how to Pan for Gold, who to contact, and important regulations surrounding Gold Mining Claims and Mining Equipment. Delve into the exciting Google Earth™ Where to Pan for Gold in Alaska Maps. Learn about the best deals on Alaskan Gold Jewelry, how to pick a good Gold Assayer or check out our Spot Prices for Precious Metals.
The Klondike Gold Rush of the late 1890s (also referred to as the Yukon Gold Rush, the Alaska Gold Rush and the Last Great Gold Rush) was an unparalleled event in the history of the North that still influences life in the region. Gold Rush Fever also hit Wrangell, Fairbanks and Nome in Alaska, and the Cariboo, Fraser Canyon and Queen Charlotte districts of British Columbia.
Learn about the Gold Rush Literature of authors Robert Service and Jack London and where to hear their captivating words brought to life. Soak up the Gold Rush History of Southeast Alaska port cities Skagway and Dyea, and Dawson City in the Yukon. Experience the heartbreaking Chilkoot and White Pass Trails, the Year of Avalanches, and Life in the Tent Cities on the lakes that formed the headwaters of the Yukon River.
So read on to get swept up by your own Gold Fever!
At Gold Rush to Alaska, our goal is to provide you with all the information you’ll need to get started on making your own gold rush dream come true. We’ve not only compiled great historical information and photos to inspire you with deeds and deals from the past, but provide current contact info for mining-related government offices, precious metal spot prices, sources for stunning Alaskan gold nugget and gold quartz jewelry and the invaluable lowdown on a wealth of other considerations designed to make your gold-seeking plans run smoothly. We will be adding more material as we research it so be sure to check back often, because there is much to learn and experience in Gold Rush to Alaska!
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