Tribute to the Miner

Tribute to the Miner (HMXAS)

Location: Dawson, YT 07305 Yukon
Country: Canada

N 64° 3.688', W 139° 26.239'

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Dedicated to the Klondike Gold Miners past, present and future in recognition of their contributions to Dawson City and the Klondike Region.

In 1896, gold was discovered on Rabbit Creek (later known as Bonanza Creek) by Skookum Jim, George Carmack and Dawson Charlie, on the advice of fellow prospector Robert Henderson.

This event sparked the Great Klondike Gold Rush of 1898, and Dawson City and the Yukon Territory were born.

Monument designed for the Klondyke Centennial Society by Artist Halin de Repentigny.
Dedicated August 19, 2000
Klondyke Centennial Society · City of Dawson · Canadian Millennium Fund · Yukon Community Development Fund · Yukon Millennium Project

Series This marker is part of the Markers Attached to Sculpture series
Year Placed2000
Placed ByKlondyke Centennial Society
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Date Added Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 12:28am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)7W E 576260 N 7104798
Decimal Degrees64.06146667, -139.43731667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 64° 3.688', W 139° 26.239'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds64° 3' 41.28" N, 139° 26' 14.34" W
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Area Code(s)201
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1054 Klondike Hwy, Dawson YT 07305, CA
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