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Gold Rush Cemetery, Skagway

#12 of 45 in Historic Sites in Alaska
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  • This was one of the stops on a tour we took in Skagway. This is the oldest cemetery in Skagway and it was very easy for us to get to. This was the first cemetery for Skagway and lots of our famous....  more »
  • This was actually the second time I have been to Alaska and this little cemetery was one of the highlights of my trips. There is even a grave sight for a person who lived in Cape Breton N.S.. I was...  more »
  • Great to visit if the weather is nice. You can take the city bus most of the way, then it's about a 1.2mile round trip from there to cemetery. Make sure to visit the waterfall too, it's huge and quite beautiful. There are lots of benches as well as drop toilets.
  • If you like old cemeteries, don't miss this one. Gold Rush Cemetery tells of early settlers of Skagway and those who pursued the gold rush. A hidden gem is Reid Falls, just a short hike from the cemetery. This was a highlight for us.

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