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On the Trails: Hiking to Granite Basin

...raised not far from there, so I decided to track down a little history. The Wisconsin city was named for a relative of Joe Juneau of local fame. Reported to be Joe's cousin, Solomon Juneau was a French-Canadian fur trader, who settled in the...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-08-08/trails-hiking-granite-basin
Outdoors
Pure Sole: I can toss an egg

...miners had little relief from the mines.They had visions of grandeur when arriving in the wilderness on the heels of Joe Juneau and Richard Harris' discoveries of gold.The beauty of the native forests and coves was their reprieve from the darkness...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-07-03/i-can-toss-egg
Sports
City Museum offers tours and lecture to prepare for the visitor season

...consist of an hour and a half of moderate walking, covering about 10 blocks of stories about the past 134 years since Joe Juneau and Richard Harris staked mining claims in Silverbow Basin. Tickets for the tour are $25 for an adult, $20 for a...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-05-15/city-museum-offers-tours-and-lecture-prep
Art
Creating the figures for tomorrow's museums

...always have a place in Alaska history. The new museum will continue to tell visitors about the discovery of gold by Joe Juneau and Richard Harris and the Klondike Gold Rush. The newer exhibits may include the massive open-pit Pebble mine complex...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-03-05/creating-figures-tomorrows-museums
Opinion
Juneau Empire Online Local News: Joe Juneau legacy lives on 7/6/98

...Juneau said. In 1880, prospectors Joe Juneau and Richard Harris founded what later...other famous members, including Joe Juneau's cousin, Solomon, who founded...first Virginia Juneau had heard of Joe Juneau having any descendants. She said...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070698/juneau.html
Thanks for welcoming Juneau family reunion

...week in Juneau for 150 decedents of the Juneau Clan and Joe Juneau an outstanding welcome. To the Juneau-Douglas City...Juneau wedding site, Emily Williams family decendents of Joe Juneau, residents of Juneau who took the time to talk with...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071909/nei_465729275.shtml
Juneau Empire Online Local News: Juneau family plans reunion in capital 8/25/98

...for their ancestor, relations of Joe Juneau are advancing plans for a family...fainted when she first saw a photo of Joe Juneau. She was just thrilled.'' The...Virginia lives; Wisconsin, where Joe Juneau's cousin Solomon founded Milwaukee...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082598/juneaus.html
Juneau Empire Online Inside Story: Diary records Juneau pioneer in his own words 6/21/98

...discovery of gold in a ``Diary of Richard T. Harris and Joe Juneau,'' written at least two years after the fact. The...walkway through Evergreen Cemetery in Juneau, along with Joe Juneau, who died in Dawson in 1899. Cowee, who died in 1888...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062198/diary.html
This round is on me: A tribute to Joe on the 132nd anniversary of our town name

...In July of 1880, Pilz sent out Joe Juneau and Richard Harris to stake claims...inside joke. Because French Canadian Joe Juneau could not read or write in English...and our town was named "Juneau." Joe Juneau didn't stay to revel long. He...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-12-13/round-me-tribute-joe-132nd-anniversar
Opinion
Accumulated Fragments: Histories entwined: A ship, her origins and her adventures

...travel was done with her two steam launches.At the end of November, 1880, following a report from Richard Harris and Joe Juneau that they had discovered gold, Commander Glass sent one of his steam launches to Gastineau Channel with a party of miners...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2013-08-25/accumulated-fragments-histories-ent
Neighbors

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