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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Empire publisher announces coming changes

...wonderful community for 100 years," Billy Morris said. "As we all know, this city was founded by Joe Juneau and Richard Harris in 1880 as a mining town in the early days of gold prospecting. It is a unique city, bounded by mountain and sea...
City exempts new SHI center from historic district rules

...Tlingit cultural values on one side and a Victorian facade on the other.Sealaska Corporation Executive Vice President Richard Harris said the development of its open downtown property is a partnership between the company and the city.Sealaska filled 'the...


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