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Jan-Feb Alaskan History Magazine

The Jan-Feb, 2020 issue of Alaskan History Magazine features a look at the history of Chilkoot Pass and the ages-old trail which crossed it, not only in the Klondike gold rush era, but long before then as a vital trade route. Other articles include the Davidson Ditch, Ella Higginson’s travels in Alaska, the 1915 Tanana Chiefs Council, Baldy of Nome author Esther Birdsall Darling, and the Bard of the Yukon, Robert Service. Continue reading

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Leonhard Seppala’s Cabin

The legendary Alaskan dog musher Leonhard Seppala, who won the All Alaska Sweepstakes three times and played a key role in delivering the life-saving serum to Nome in 1925, lived in many places, from Norway to Nome, Maine, and Seattle, … Continue reading

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