Wrangell and the gold of the Cassiar a tale of fur and gold in Alaska by Andrews, Clarence Leroy

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Published by L. Tinker, commercial printer in Seattle .

Written in English

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  • Tlingit Indians.,
  • Gold mines and mining -- Alaska.,
  • Wrangell (Alaska) -- History.

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Statementby Clarence L. Andrews ....
LC ClassificationsF914.W8 A63
The Physical Object
Pagination1 p. l., 60 p.
Number of Pages60
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17755453M

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Andrews (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Unknown Binding Author: Clarence A. Andrews. The Stikine Gold Rush was a minor but important gold rush in the Stikine Country of northwestern British Columbia, rush's discoverer was Alexander "Buck" Choquette, who staked a claim at Choquette Bar injust downstream from the confluence of the Stikine and Anuk Rivers, at approximately Choquette was the son-in-law of the Tlingit chief Chief Shakes, who.

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The highway is generally narrower than most 2-lane highways, with little or no shoulder. Off the beaten path, about 25 miles southwest of Petersburg, Wrangell’s history stems from its position at the mouth of the Stikine River.

This small town was the busiest spot in Alaska when the hordes bound for the Stikine and Cassiar gold rushes poured through in andbound up the Stikine, the natural route into the interior. Journey Cassiar Highway, Yukon & Alaska.

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Clark- Buck's grand-son, in The book can be found in the University of Alaska's Rasmuson Libraryin also wish to thank Kay Jabush, Librarian at The Irene Ingle Public. The Stikine River was the gate-way to the Stikine River Gold Rush, Cassiar Gold Rush, and the original gateway to the Klondike Gold Rush.

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A part of the John Muir Exhibit, by Harold Wood and Harvey Chinn. At this time, Wrangell was known as Fort Stikine and was leased by the Hudson Bay Company from Russia. Buck's Bar, however, was a minor find when compared to the gold strikes that were to follow.  Cassiar Gold Rush - InAlaska was purchased by the United States of America from Russia, and the Hudson Bay post in Wrangell was abandoned.

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Wrangell was one of the first jumping off points for prospectors in the Cassiar discovery of and the Yukon gold rush of Jefferson “Soapy” Smith and Wyatt Earp started their infamous Alaska careers in Wrangell.

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