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Legends of the Nahanni Valley

Legends of the Nahanni Valley- Northern Canada's Greatest Mystery Now Available in the Mysteries of Canada Bookstore We're very excited to announce that Mysteries of Canada's second-ever non-fiction book, entitled "Legends of the Nahanni Valley," is finally available on Amazon and Kindle. This book is the first of its kind, focusing exclusively

Klondike Gold Rush- Part 5: Dawson Trails

Back to The Klondike Gold Rush.In the summer of 1897, the steamboats Excelsior and Portland arrived in San Francisco and Seattle, respectively, bringing news of the Klondike Gold Rush to the Outside world. The news spread like wildfire throughout the west coast. Almost immediately, thousands of would-be prospectors from all
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Klondike Gold Rush- Part 3: The Advent

Back to The Klondike Gold Rush.On August 16, 1896, George Carmack, Keish "Skookum" Jim Mason, and "Tagish" Charlie Dawson discovered a golden bonanza on Rabbit Creek, a tiny tributary of the Klondike River. Ever since that day, Rabbit Creek has borne the name Bonanza Creek. Without telling fellow prospector Robert
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Klondike Gold Rush- Part 1: Background

Back to The Klondike Gold Rush.When I was growing up, my favorite poem, hands down, was The Cremation of Sam McGee, by Robert Service. If you've never had the pleasure of acquainting yourself with this fantastic poem or the man who wrote it, please allow me to fill you in. Robert William
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Silver Queen Mine

If you are out and about in this great country of ours, you will always be close to history.I was camping the other weekend with the family, at a place called Murphy's Point, near Perth, Ontario.  On the drive into this special place, I happened to notice a sign that
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