Susanna McLeod

Susanna McLeod

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Archive for April 2017

Goldrush in Atlin, British Columbia in 1898

In 1898, two young miners found placer gold on Pine Creek in northern BC. The gold rush was on, and the town of Atlin swelled into a boom town. Perhaps with tingles of excitement, two young men stood in the government’s Registry Office on July 30, 1898. Staking their rights, Kenny MacLaren and Fritz Miller… (read more)