Historical archaeology in Skagway, Alaska
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Historical archaeology in Skagway, Alaska archaeological overview and assessment of the downtown Skagway unit, Klondike Gold Rush National Historic Park by William Hampton Adams

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Published by Wabana Press in Philomath, Or .
Written in English


  • Archaeology and history -- Alaska -- Skagway.,
  • Excavations (Archaeology) -- Alaska -- Skagway.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 165-176) and index.

StatementWilliam Hampton Adams, David R. Brauner.
ContributionsBrauner, David Ray.
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 182 p. :
Number of Pages182
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16006238M

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Father Turnell's Trash Pit, Klondike Goldrush National Historical Park, Alaska. Catherine Holder Spude, Douglas D. Scott, Frank Norris. Archeological Investigations In Skagway, Alaska,4. Denver, CO: Government Printing Office, Denver Service Center. (tDAR id: ). The Alaska Historical Society has the following books for sale: Alaska History Books. The Alaska Historical Society. The Alaska A Guide to Alaska’s Best History Books. Walnut Creek, CA: Hardscratch Press, 95 pp., ISBN Price: $ Introduction. Klondike Gold Rush NHP, in Skagway, is one of the most popular attractions in Alaska, offering tourists a chance to see restored Gold Rush era buildings and though archeological testing has regularly been associated with the preservation and restoration of historic buildings since , the role of archeology in the development of the park is not widely known. On March 9, , the Alaska Historical Commission passed a resolution requesting the Alaska State Legislature reinstate the $, in required state General Fund Match money for the Historic Preservation Fund that is currently not included in Governor Dunleavy’s proposed FY20 capital budget. These funds are critical for operation of the State Office of History and Archaeology, and for.