from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A town of southeast Alaska at the head of the Lynn Canal north-northwest of Juneau. It was a boom town and the gateway to the Klondike during the Alaskan gold rush (1897-1898). Population: 832.
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- proper n. A city in Alaska, United States
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- n. a town in southeastern Alaska at the northern end of the Inside Passage; a gateway to the Klondike during the Alaskan gold rush
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110 Years ago, on July 8, 1898, con man and onetime Denver crime boss Jefferson Randall “Soapy” Smith was killed by vigilantes (sort of) in Skagway, Alaska.
Hubbard and Sawyer Glaciers, cruise the Inside Passage, and visit historic Alaskan ports such as Skagway, Juneau, Sitka and Ketchikan.
ship arrived in Skagway which is a typical touristy town.
Whitehorse General Hospital, where my own daughter was born three years ago, remains, to this day, the closest major hospital to Skagway.
Palin drew from her Skagway past to illustrate her point.
Palin was a child in the mid-1960s when her family lived in Skagway, a southeast Alaska town near the Canadian border.
On the last trip north, as I sat beside a campfire and watched a rising full moon paint a path of glittering gold across the waters of Kluane Lake, I was reminded that the spirit of the Klondike Gold Rush still lingers in that part of the country, which includes Dawson City, Whitehorse, and Skagway.
Becky Krystal: I don't think I can give you everything you want, but when my parents did this, they really enjoyed Ketchikan and Skagway.
He then brings them together for a climactic 1898 confrontation in Skagway Harbor—a confrontation that, alas, may have never happened.
Every summer, thousands of cruise-ship tourists disembark at Skagway, Alaska, and take in "The Days of '98 Show."