In 1896, three prospectors, George Carmack, Dawson Charlie and Skookum Jim, found gold in what is now Bonanza Creek. Word spread quickly about the strike and 30,000 people descended upon Dawson to make their fortune. Today, a walk through Dawson is like stepping back in time. Many of the historic gold rush buildings are still standing today and the city is still bursting with gold fever.
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