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Accumulated Fragments: Following in the footsteps of Harris and Juneau

...placers on Gold Creek and those on Douglas Island.He later went to the Yukon and was there during the Klondike Gold Rush. In 1902 he left Dawson and wintered in Juneau. He built a house in Douglas and then for the next 10 years would prospect or work...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-03-02/accumulated-fragments-following-foo
Neighbors
Ohio State-Mich. thriller needs a special name

...The 83 points scored were the second most in the history of the rivalry, surpassed only by Michigan's 86-0 victory in 1902.But late Saturday afternoon, that was set aside. A redshirt freshman from Bedford, Powell was already thinking about...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-12-01/ohio-state-mich-thriller-needs-special
Sports
The original capital creep

...with the Governor in Juneau; the Collector of Customs had transferred his seals, sealing wax and papers from Sitka in 1902; in September of 1906, General William L. Distin, Surveyor-General and ex-officio Secretary of Alaska, boarded...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2013-04-14/original-capital-creep
Neighbors
Legislature passes bill to create Mining Day in Alaska

...Turnagain Arm in 1885, Fortymile in 1886, Kenai in 1888, Circle in 1892, the Klondike in 1896, Nome in 1898, Fairbanks in 1902, and Iditarod in 1908. These gold rushes, and the copper discovery at Kennecott in 1905, brought miners, adventurers...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-04-12/legislature-passes-bill-create-minin
Outdoors
Blackerby Ridge and Cairn Peak

...Peak, 4,500 ft, named "Cairn Hill" by George R. Putnam, USC&GS, in 1899. The name Cairn Peak was published in 1902 by USC&GS and has been used since. (Dictionary of Alaska Place Names, Donald Orth, 1967, p. 174).

http://juneauempire.com/blog-post/betsy-fischer/2013-06-27/blackerby-ridge-and-c
This Day in History

In Alaska: In 1877, General Orders were issued by the Army, withdrawing all troops from Alaska. In 1902, underwater prospector W.A. Boyce was trapped in a 2,000 pound diving bell for half an hour. While being lowered, the derrick...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052103/loc_history.shtml
News
This Day in History

In Alaska In 1877, General Orders were issued by the Army, withdrawing all troops from Alaska. In 1902, underwater prospector W.A. Boyce was trapped in a 2,000-pound diving bell for half an hour. While being lowered, the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052304/sta_thisday.shtml
News
This Day in History

In Alaska In 1902, President Theodore Roosevelt approved the first Alaska game law. In 1939, the contract to pave the Alaska portion of the Haines...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060204/sta_thisday.shtml
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This Day in History

In Alaska Sound off on the important issues at In 1902, President Theodore Roosevelt approved the first Alaska game law. In 1924, American Indians were finally declared citizens of...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060206/sta_20060602025.shtml
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This Day in History

In Alaska In 1902, Felix Pedro discovered gold on Cleary Creek, touching off a stampede that resulted in the founding of Fairbanks. In the nation...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072203/loc_history.shtml
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