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Letter: Gratitude for finding our son

...offered support and prayers. Thank you to the good Samaritan that notified us that he had seen Kevin down around the Perseverance mine and left work to come assist in turning the search into a rescue. Thank you to the paramedics who assessed Kevin's...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-12-03/letter-gratitude-finding-our-son
Letters
Bennie J. Melvin

...were raised by the family for income from the pelts. His mother was a homemaker and his father worked in the old Perseverance Mine in Juneau. The remains of the fox cages can still be seen on the island today. He spent his childhood hunting...

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1933

...on Thanksgiving.There were teams from Treadwell, Juneau Athletic Club, Sitka Athletics, Arctic Brotherhood, Perseverance Mines, and more; they played baseball and ran track.Juneau took a basketball championship in 1914 over Douglas, Sitka...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2012-09-19/1933
Sports
Pushing beyond Perseverance Trail

...bridge at Lurvey Creek; the other up switchbacks that lead to the foundations of buildings that once were part of the Perseverance Mine. The project, which was funded mostly by $100,000 in city cruise ship passenger fees, has not been completed...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072003/out_presevertrail.shtml
Outdoors
Photo: Perseverance mine

This early 20th century photograph shows the Perseverance Mine in the Silver Bow Basin, above downtown Juneau. After being sent back to the area for a second time by Sitka engineer George...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/100803/loc_minephoto.shtml
News
City looks to restore mine buildings

...we are attempting to keep the preserved," she said. Darlin's grandfather first came to Juneau to work in the Perseverance Mine, located farther up in Silverbow Basin. That mine is no longer there, so the community should work to preserve...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101506/loc_20061015023.shtml
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This Day in History

In Alaska In 1912, the 100-stamp mill at the Perseverance Mine in the Silver Bow Basin was destroyed by fire. In 1932, the main school building at Fairbanks was destroyed by fire. In 1934...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120402/loc_history.shtml
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This Day in History

...cable was opened between Juneau and Ketchikan. In 1914, the first ore train in the Juneau area operated from the Perseverance Mine to the mill at Thane, south of Juneau. In 1959, Bob Hope began a series of shows for Alaska's military personnel...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122403/sta_dih.shtml
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This Day in History

...cable was opened between Juneau and Ketchikan. In 1914, the first ore train in the Juneau area operated from the Perseverance Mine to the mill at Thane, south of Juneau. In 1959, a Reno, Nev., media group purchased the Alaska Daily Empire...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122404/sta_20041224012.shtml
News
This Day in History

...James Wickersham as U.S. District Judge for the Third Judicial Division. In 1918, the first movie shown at the Perseverance Mine in Juneau was a big hit as 165 watched "The Patriot" with William S. Hart. In 1945, Thomas Riggs, Jr. , Alaska's...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011608/sta_20080116019.shtml
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