Paris was a small community in the Klondike region of Yukon, Canada on Dominion Creek during the Klondike Gold Rush (1898). Postal contract documents showed that it still existed in 1911, but all traces have disappeared today. It owed its name to its large proportion of French speakers and the fact that its postmaster was born in Paris, France.
The Klondike is a region of the Yukon territory in northwest Canada, east of the Alaskan border. It lies around the Klondike River, a small river that enters the Yukon River from the east at Dawson City.
Yukon is the smallest and westernmost of Canada's three federal territories. It has the smallest population of any province or territory in Canada, with 35,874 people, although it has the largest city in any of the three territories. Whitehorse is the territorial capital and Yukon's only city.
The Klondike Gold Rush was a migration by an estimated 100,000 prospectors to the Klondike region of the Yukon in north-western Canada between 1896 and 1899. Gold was discovered there by local miners on August 16, 1896, and, when news reached Seattle and San Francisco the following year, it triggered a stampede of prospectors. Some became wealthy, but the majority went in vain. It has been immortalized in photographs, books, films, and artifacts.
Coordinates: 63°48′38.5″N138°38′54.7″W / 63.810694°N 138.648528°W
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Dawson City, officially the Town of the City of Dawson, is a town in the Canadian territory of Yukon. It is inseparably linked to the Klondike Gold Rush (1896–99). Its population was 1,375 as of the 2016 census., making it the second largest town of Yukon.
The Chilkoot Trail is a 33-mile (53 km) trail through the Coast Mountains that leads from Dyea, Alaska, in the United States, to Bennett, British Columbia, in Canada.
White Pass, also known as the Dead Horse Trail, is a mountain pass through the Boundary Ranges of the Coast Mountains on the border of the U.S. state of Alaska and the province of British Columbia, Canada. It leads from Skagway, Alaska, to the chain of lakes at the headwaters of the Yukon River, Crater Lake, Lake Lindeman, and Bennett Lake.
Pelly Crossing is a community in Yukon, Canada. It lies where the Klondike Highway crosses the Pelly River. Population in 2008 was 291.
Mount Lorne is a hamlet in Canada's Yukon. The hamlet is considered a local advisory area with an advisory council providing local government. Its population in 2001 according to the Census was 379.
SS Klondike was the name of two sternwheelers, the second now a national historic site located in Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada. They ran freight between Whitehorse and Dawson City along the Yukon River, the first from 1929-1936 and the second, an almost exact replica of the first, from 1937-1950.
Stewart Crossing is a settlement in Yukon, Canada located on the Stewart River. It is about 179 km east of Dawson City on the Klondike Highway, near the junction with the Silver Trail, from which it is about 53 km (33 mi) southwest of Mayo. A Yukon government highway maintenance camp and a highway lodge are the most prominent facilities at Stewart Crossing. The settlement is named for where the Klondike Highway, crossed the Stewart River by means of a ferry from 1950 until completion of a bridge in the mid-1950s.
Steamboats on the Yukon River played a role in the development of Alaska and Yukon. Access to the interior of Alaska and Yukon was hindered by large mountains and distance, but the wide Yukon River provided a feasible route. The first steamers on the lower Yukon River were work boats for the Collins Overland Telegraph in 1866 or 1867, with a small steamer called Wilder. The mouth of the Yukon River is far to the west at St. Michael and a journey from Seattle or San Francisco covered some 4,000 miles (6,400 km).
Scroggie Creek is a tributary of the Stewart River in Yukon, Canada. Every February, it forms part of the trail for the 1,000-mile Yukon Quest sled dog race. The creek has some placer gold deposits being actively mined.
Gold Rush is a reality television series that airs on Discovery and its affiliates worldwide. The series follows the placer gold mining efforts of various family-run mining companies mostly in the Klondike region of Dawson City, Yukon, Canada, although the prospecting efforts of Todd Hoffman's 316 Mining company have ranged across both South America and western North America.
Conrad is a community in Yukon, Canada, located on the Klondike Highway. It is 14 km away from the Carcross, and also approximately 10 km from the British Columbia border.
Lansdowne is a community in Yukon, Canada. It in the middle of Tagish Road in between the Klondike and Alaska highways. It is close to Conrad and Carcross.
Sixtymile River is a tributary of the Yukon River, which heads in the U.S. state of Alaska before crossing into Yukon, Canada.
Grand Forks is a ghost town and former community at the confluence of Bonanza Creek and Eldorado Creek in Yukon. First settled about 1896, it became the second-largest settlement in the Klondike. With approximately 10,000 people lived in or by Grand Forks during the Klondike Gold Rush, it was the only community besides Dawson City to have a municipal government. The Grand Forks Hotel was a roadhouse here during the gold rush.
Discovery Claim is a mining claim at Bonanza Creek, a watercourse in the Yukon, Canada. It is the site where, in the afternoon of August 16, 1896, the first piece of gold was found in the Yukon by prospectors. The site is considered to be the place where the Klondike gold rush started. It is located around 17 km south-southeast of Dawson City. The Discovery claim was designated a National Historic Site of Canada on July 13, 1998.
Klondike is an unincorporated community in southern St. Charles County, in the U.S. state of Missouri.
Klondike Hill is a summit in southern St. Francois County in the U.S. state of Missouri. The summit has an elevation of 1,020 feet (310 m). The broad hill lies about three miles southeast of Doe Run and Doe Run Creek flows past its north and east sides to enter the St. Francis River just southeast of the hill. Wachita Mountain lies adjacent to the southwest. Missouri Route AA traverses across the hill from northeast to southwest.