Photo: Entry to Dawson City , Yukon Photo: Gurdeep Pandher
In August of 1896, George Carmack, Dawson Charlie and Skookum Jim discovered gold in what is now called Bonanza Creek. After this discovery, nearly 100,000 people attempted to reach the Klondike gold fields to find gold.
The 36th annual Dawson City Music Festival held on July 18-20, 2014 under the midnight sun in the beautiful town of Dawson City, Yukon. Despite intermittent raining and winds, it was a busy and warm festival. This music festival is a much-loved cultural event in the Yukon since 1979.
This copy of the Dawson Daily News decorates the cabin of the Yukon’s famous poet Robert W. Service in Dawson City. The paper stays on his personal writing desk in the cabin, it brings back many memories of the famous Gold Rush era.