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Accumulated Fragments: Following in the footsteps of Harris and Juneau

In the summer of 1880 George Pilz sent Richard Harris and Joseph Juneau from Sitka to the Gastineau Channel...good men left Sitka to follow in the footsteps of Richard Harris and Joseph Juneau; each in his own way impacted the...
Creating the figures for tomorrow's museums 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 above the Bristol...
This round is on me: A tribute to Joe on the 132nd anniversary of our town name

...heard the offer and went to Pilz with rich ore samples from Juneau. In July of 1880, Pilz sent out Joe Juneau and Richard Harris to stake claims for him in the area. It wasn't until later that Pilz discovered that Juneau and Harris had traded...
Juneau Empire Online Inside Story: Rapscallion? 6/21/98 cast Juneau founding father Richard Harris in both heroic and unflattering...When his family doctor slammed Richard Harris, one of Juneau's founding fathers...It doesn't make sense.'' Richard Harris' diary, written sometime after...
Juneau Empire Online Inside Story: Diary records Juneau pioneer in his own words 6/21/98

Sunday, June 21, 1998 By MARY LOU GERBI Richard Harris told his version of the 1880 discovery of gold in a ``Diary of Richard T. Harris and Joe Juneau,'' written at least two years...
Accumulated Fragments: Histories entwined: A ship, her origins and her adventures

...the end of November, 1880, following a report from Richard Harris and Joe Juneau that they had discovered gold, Commander...change the name of the mining camp from Harrisburg (Richard Harris said he named it for the capital of Pennsylvania...
City closer to gaining 22 new homes

...hundreds of new dwellings.The project proposed by Richard Harris owner of RH Development would develop 22 new housing...gravel path would stretch the length of the property, Richard Harris said during testimony at the Aug. 28 meeting. RH...
Foot traffic only on Shattuck Way?

...but it is a very narrow street," Medina said. "I don't often go down that way, when I do I regret it."Richard Harris of R.H. Rentals LLC and owner of the Miner's Mercantile Building said the reason he originally requested the...
New cell tower approved by city planners

...commission heard about a proposed 22-unit project on Atlin Drive and Mendenhall Loop Road proposed by applicant Richard Harris. The property currently is the site of some old Quonset huts from a World War II-vintage U.S. Army garrison...
Famously Harris

...state in 1948, Charlotte was lost to whooping cough and measles as an infant and Richard died in 1998, in Juneau. Richard Harris, Jr., became a musician and carpenter, and lived in Juneau for most of his life.The life of William John Harris...


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