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The Klondike Gold Rush

The Cremation of Sam McGee

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Robert Service is the great Bard of the Klondike gold rush. Although he arrived to the Yukon in 1904, five years after the rush was over, his poems and ballads capture the spirit of the time like no other. Service’s most celebrated work is “The Creation of Sam McGee.” The work is brimming with humor and exquisite imagery. In this web video, Dawson City actress Sue Taylor recites the famous ballad.

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The Klondike Gold Rush

The Klondike Gold Rush

In The Klondike Gold Rush, over 100,000 people journey to the far North in search of gold.

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The Klondike Gold Rush

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The Klondike Gold Rush

The Palace Grand Theatre

The Palace Grand Theatre plays a significant role in Dawson City’s gold rush history.

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The Palace Grand Theatre

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The Klondike Gold Rush

The Photographers

Photos taken by Eric Hegg and Frank La Roche are the lasting treasures of the gold rush.

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The Photographers

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The Sights and Sounds of the Yukon

The Klondike gold rush area spans thousands of miles of pristine natural beauty.

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The Sights and Sounds of the Yukon

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The Klondike Gold Rush Trailer

The Klondike Gold Rush tells the legendary story of the Alaska-Yukon Gold Rush.

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