Skagway Obituaries

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  • Thursday Nov 22 | via OregonLive.com 

    Facing peril, Oregonians stampeded gold fields

    The Portland passengers on the SS George W. Elder, some with luck on their side as well as strength, courage and resolve, were determined to strike it rich with Yukon gold. After the eight-day steamship journey from Portland to Skagway, Alaska, they faced 600 miles of rough trails, mountain passes, rivers and rapids between them and Dawson City, the gateway to the gold fields.

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  • Oct 26, 2018 | via Lake Cowichan Gazette 

    Maritime Museum marks 100th anniversary of the 'Unkn...

    One hundred years after the tragic sinking of Victoria's SS Princess Sophia, the Maritime Museum of BC and family members of those that went down with the ship, came together to commemorate the largest marine tragedy in the history of the Pacific Northwest. At the B.C. Maritime Museum for the unveiling of a plaque to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the sinking of SS Princess Sophia, the worst maritime accident in the history of the Pacific Northwest.

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  • Oct 25, 2018 | via Lake Cowichan Gazette 

    Maritime Museum marks 100th anniversary of the 'Unkn...

    One hundred years after the tragic sinking of Victoria's SS Princess Sophia, the Maritime Museum of BC and family members of those that went down with the ship, came together to commemorate the largest marine tragedy in the history of the Pacific Northwest. At the B.C. Maritime Museum for the unveiling of a plaque to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the sinking of SS Princess Sophia, the worst maritime accident in the history of the Pacific Northwest.

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