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    • Big Nugget Gold Mine at Porcupine Creek Tour

      2012-7-16 · Rainbow Glacier Adventures LLC: Big Nugget Gold Mine at Porcupine Creek Tour - See 600 traveler reviews, 380 candid photos, and great deals for Haines, AK, at Tripadvisor.

    • Sheldon Museum Sheldon Museum houses a collection of indigenous artifacts upstairs with an interesting display of Chilkat blankets. Downstairs is devoted to Haines'' pioneer and gold rush days and includes the sawed-off shotgun that Jack Dalton used to …

    • Visit Haines: 2021 Travel Guide for Haines, Alaska | Expedia

      Look for caribou, porcupine and other wildlife. Pan for small gold nuggets to take home as souvenirs. Visit the Sheldon Museum & Cultural Center to understand more about the real history of the region, including native Tlinglit culture. Haines is close to Canada''s British Columbia province and Yukon Territory.

    • Gold Panning at Porcupine Creek (Haines)

      I wanted to pan for gold in Alaska so we did the Gold Rush Tour to Porcupine Creek with our guide Holly Jo. We took the 45 minute trip on the Fast Ferry from the port in Skagway to Haines…

    • Visit Haines: Best of Haines Tourism | Expedia Travel Guide

      2019-11-1 · Look for caribou, porcupine and other wildlife. Pan for small gold nuggets to take home as souvenirs. Visit the Sheldon Museum & Cultural Center to understand more about the real history of the region, including native Tlinglit culture. Haines is close to …

    • Gold Rush

      Gold Rush - White Water. Haines, Alaska (AK), US. Along the McKinley & Cahoon Creeks. Location of the Discovery Channel series. Upstream source of Porcupine Creek. Medium resolution imagery with a spring image shows remaining ice along a sharp bend in the creek. Camp west of Cahoon Creek, 0.8 mile 1.2 km west of McKinley.

    • On Display | Haines Sheldon Museum

      On Display. The Haines Sheldon Museum features three exhibit galleries: the Main Gallery displays large history exhibits that change every three years; the Hakkinen Gallery features small art, history and craft exhibits that change every six to eight weeks, and the Children''s Interactive Room. Learn more about these spaces and discover what ...

    • Celebrity Sightings and Gold Nuggets | Joe Ordóñez

      2011-6-15 · We had three Gold Rush to Porcupine Tours last week. Each one was a unique experience. My first tour went out last Monday with a local Haines family. They had the cutest 4 year old, Pacific, who loves to gold pan. She brightened up like the sun when that yellow nugget popped out of the dirt. The family took me out to eat at the famous 33 mile ...

    • Gold Rush 2011 Season 2 Mining Claim Locations

      2016-9-13 · 59°24′52.15″N 136°14′2.83″W. Big Nugget Mine, located in Haines, Alaska. Season 2 introduces John and Parker Schnabel. John Schnabel acquired a mining claim on the west bank of Porcupine Creek in 1984, near the present day Jim Nail Placer Mine. He is now training his grandson Parker Schnabel, to take on the running of the mine.

    • Celebrity Sightings and Gold Nuggets | Rainbow Glacier ...

      2011-6-15 · It sure is great being a tour guide in Haines! On Wednesday I stood at Port Chilkoot Dock trying to drum up gold lovers to take my Gold Rush tour. My husband, Joe, made me a felt sign (he is "The Feltist" Artist, his art is on exhibit at Sheldon Museum right …

    • Porcupine Gold Rush | Haines Sheldon Museum

      Porcupine Gold Rush. Porcupine town site 4th of July, 1901. Note both the U.S. and Canadian flags are flying due to the border dispute at the time. The year of 1898 was one of many gold rushes—not just the Klondike. On October 10,1898 S.W. Mix and his friends, Fenley and Wiley, were prospecting about two miles up Porcupine Creek, an eight ...

    • General History of Haines, Alaska | Haines Sheldon Museum

      After finding approximately $1,000 worth of gold in ten days, S.W. Mix, Ed Fenlay, and Perry Wiley staked claims and another rush was on. Porcupine, which had been a n overnight stop along the Dalton Trail (whenever the conditions of the rivers and …

    • Haines: Gold Panning at Porcupine Creek

      Follow Haines Highway through the Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve, then cross over the Klehini River onto the historic Dalton Trail. The trail was used in the late 1800''s to transport cattle and gold miners to the Klondike Gold Fields in the Yukon, at which time Porcupine Creek had its own gold rush.

    • History of Haines Alaska | Haines Alaska

      2021-10-16 · The town then became an important outlet for the Porcupine Mining District, producing thousands of dollars worth of placer gold at the turn of the century. Haines also marked the beginning of the Dalton Trail, which crossed the Chilkat mountain pass to the Klondike goldfields in the Yukon during the great Klondike gold rush of 1896-99.

    • zenith minerals gold rush alaska

      Porcupine Gold Rush | Haines Sheldon Museum. The Klondike Gold Rush was a migration by an estimated 100,000 prospectors to the Klondike region of the Yukon, in north-western Canada, between 1896 and 1899. Gold was discovered there by local miners on August 16, 1896; when news reached Seattle and San Francisco the following year, it triggered a ...

    • Haines Sheldon Museum in Haines Alaska

      Located in Haines, Alaska, the Haines Sheldon Museum showcases the art and culture of Haines, Alaska. The museum houses over 4,000 artifacts from Chilkat Blankets to the Eldred Rock lighthouse lens; 12,000 cataloged photographs and slides of images from …

    • Sheldon Museum and Cultural Center

      Sheldon Museum and Cultural Center, at 11 Main St. above the boat harbor, allows visitors to experience the art and culture of the Tlingit native people and to learn about the early pioneer history of Haines Mission, the Porcupine gold rush and Fort Seward, a frontier army post. Time: Allow 1 …

    • Sheldon Museum and Cultural Center (Haines)

      2015-9-15 · Sheldon Museum and Cultural Center, Haines: Tickets, Tours, Hours, Address, Sheldon Museum and Cultural Center Reviews: 4.5/5. ... One floor is devoted to the height of fishing/canneries and gold rush days. Another floor is devoted Tlingit (Native) culture. Plenty of authentic artifacts in both rooms, though slightly disorganized. Still very ...

    • Gold Rush 2010 Season 1 Mining Claim Locations

      2016-9-13 · Gold Rush 2010 Season 1 Mining Claim Locations. Alaska Lizette Twain September 13, 2016 0. Season 1 took place on a single gold mine. At the time of the first season the property was unnamed. The series referred to the land as the Porcupine Creek mine. In season two, it would be named the Jim Nail Placer Mine.

    • Alaska TV gold mining show glorifies recklessness (Haines ...

       · Porcupine Creek Mine, Skagway District, Juneau District, Haines Borough, Alaska, USA Sheldon Museum and Cultural Center: Historical Vignettes Porcupine Creek (Foster Placer Mining) ... What is equally as sickening is the low IQ fools posting positive Comments in the Discovery Channel Gold-Rush Alaska forums...this is quite entertaining Talk ...

    • Visit Sheldon Museum and Cultural Center in Haines | …

      Explore the Sheldon Museum and Cultural Center when you travel to Haines - Expedia''s Sheldon Museum and Cultural Center information guide keeps you in the know! Skip to main content. ... Visit a historic park commemorating the Klondike Gold Rush of the late 19th century and join a ranger-led walking tour of Skagway, the gateway to the Klondike. ...

    • Haines'' pioneer John Schnabel dies at 96 | KHNS Radio ...

      2016-3-22 · Local miner, pioneer and television celebrity John Schnabel passed away Friday at the age of 96. Schnabel owned Big Nugget Mine outside of Haines, served as mayor, and, in his later years, became a national celebrity with a starring role in the Discovery Channel show Gold Rush…

    • Historical Vignettes | Haines Sheldon Museum

      Haines House served as a "home" for many Alaskan children from l921 until l960. It was designed to serve orphans, ...

    • Must see attractions in Haines, USA

      2021-10-14 · The Sheldon Museum is known for its collection of indigenous artifacts, including a particularly interesting display on rare Chilkat blankets. The rest of the museum is devoted to Haines'' pioneer and gold-rush...

    • The Vote for Gold Rush to Porcupine Creek | Rainbow ...

      2011-5-22 · The Borough Assembly meeting was held at Haines'' very own Sheldon Museum last Tuesday evening. I entered the upstairs gallery to find the owner of Rainbow Glacier Adventures, Joe Ordonez, and Gold Mine owner, Parker Schnabel, signing in to speak about the new tour addition to Haines, "Gold Rush Tour to Porcupine Creek".

    • Sheldon Museum and Cultural Center

      Sheldon Museum and Cultural Center, at 11 Main St. above the boat harbor, allows visitors to experience the art and culture of the Tlingit native people and to learn about the early pioneer history of Haines Mission, the Porcupine gold rush and Fort Seward, a frontier army post.

    • Night with Gold Rush Alaska in Haines | Rainbow Glacier ...

      2011-5-22 · The Party has started! Haines tour season has hit the ground running. We had our first ever "Night of Tourism" this evening. It was a full house with Tanya Carlson, Haines'' excellent Tourism Director, hosting the event. Local restaurants catered the party with delicious finger foods to munch on and drinks available for purchase.

    • Haines

      Sheldon Museum & Cultural Center, 11 Main Street (near Front St on original Haines Mission grounds), ☎ (907) 766-2366 ‎, . Summer: M-F 10am-5pm, weekends 1-4pm. . The Sheldon Museum is a cultural and historical center for the Native Tlingit art and culture, Haines history (Mission, Eldred Rock Lighthouse lens, Army, local industries, people ...

    • General History of Haines, Alaska | Haines Sheldon Museum

      After finding approximately $1,000 worth of gold in ten days, S.W. Mix, Ed Fenlay, and Perry Wiley staked claims and another rush was on. Porcupine, which had been a n …

    • small gold claims in haines ak

      2013-5-7 · Sheldon Museum Porcupine Gold Rush. As he later reported to The Alaska Mining Record, (Juneau, December, 28, 1898) : ". … consolidation of claims and construction of a road from Haines to Porcupine. … Mining on Porcupine Creek after 1936 returned to the small operations of …

    • Do Not Visit Haines Alaska Until You Read This

      2021-10-15 · Dalton City is located one mile west of Haines at the Southeast Alaska State Fairgrounds and is a must-see attraction. Celebrate Haines at the Haines Sheldon Museum. The Haines Sheldon Museum is an ode to all things Haines. Stop by to learn about the town''s native culture, fishing, mining, and logging roots.

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