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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...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-03-02/accumulated-fragments-following-foo
Neighbors
Pure Sole: I can toss an egg

...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 of tunnels...

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

...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 child, and free...

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

...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 above the Bristol...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-03-05/creating-figures-tomorrows-museums
Opinion
Juneau Empire Online Inside Story: Rapscallion? 6/21/98

...events 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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062198/harris.html
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...

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

...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...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-12-13/round-me-tribute-joe-132nd-anniversar
Opinion
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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-09-04/city-closer-gaining-22-new-homes
Local
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...

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

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-08-29/new-cell-tower-approved-city-planners
Local

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