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This Day in History

...by founders Richard Harris and Joe Juneau. The town's name was changed to Juneau in December of 1881. In 1898, the Cape Nome Mining District was organized at Anvil Creek. In 1946, the first mass air movement of Naval dependents to Alaska, nicknamed...

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This Day in History

...by founders Richard Harris and Joe Juneau. The town's name was changed to Juneau in December of 1881. In 1898, the Cape Nome Mining District was organized at Anvil Creek. In 1946, the first mass air movement of Naval dependents to Alaska, nicknamed...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101805/sta_20051018008.shtml
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This Day in History

...out by founders Richard Harris and Joe Juneau. The town's name was changed to Juneau in December 1881. In 1898, the Cape Nome Mining District was organized at Anvil Creek. In 1946, the first mass air movement of Naval dependents to Alaska, nicknamed...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101806/sta_20061018005.shtml
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This Day in History

...by founders Richard Harris and Joe Juneau. The town's name was changed to Juneau in December of 1881. In 1898, the Cape Nome Mining District was organized at Anvil Creek. In 1946, the first mass air movement of Naval dependents to Alaska, nicknamed...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101807/sta_20071018007.shtml
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Shishmaref to build rock wall to stem erosion from tides

...last year to protect an access road to the airport and village. Williams said rock would be shipped in from a quarry at Cape Nome, about 126 miles south of Shishmaref. "It's pretty expensive to bring rock to Shishmaref," he said. "The beach...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070805/sta_20050708019.shtml
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Time for 'Thank yous'

...city of Anchorage will receive $700,000 for Mountain View revitalization. Appropriations include $562,000 for the Cape Nome quarry upgrade. The spending bill includes more than $34 million for dozens of health and education projects throughout...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010608/opi_20080106032.shtml
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Juneau Empire Online Inside Story: Diary records Juneau pioneer in his own words 6/21/98

...Richard Jr. at the Indian school in Chemawa, Ore., Harris discussed his desire to prospect the latest gold rush at Cape Nome ``to make something for the boys and himself before he dies,'' and wrote ``remembrance of the boys and their mother...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062198/diary.html
Juneau Empire Online Opinion and Letters: Beware judging legendary Juneau heroes 6/21/98

...Harris' chatty letters to his two sons in school in Oregon discuss girls, finances and his desire to go prospecting at Cape Nome ``to make something for the boys and himself before he dies.'' He lets them know, that although he's almost 70...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062198/gerbi.html
Juneau Empire Online Local News: New gold rush stamp keeps SE post offices busy 8/30/98

...Nome is the most symbolic of Gold Rush era towns. In September 1898, the first claims were staked on Anvil Creek in the Cape Nome Mining District. By the time it was over, upwards of 100,000 people had traveled to Nome to try their luck finding...

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