The Final Gold Strike of the Alaska Gold Rush—Livengood Stampede, 1914
December 2001 by Ron WendtThe Livengood (pronounced with a long “i” as in alive) gold stampede was the last of the great Alaska Gold Rush. The string of gold rushes began in 1886 with the Fortymile gold strike, and ten years later with the large Yukon Klondike goldfields discovery.
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