Six Weeks ’til Winter

Our ship docked early Thursday morning at Skagway, Alaska. The town’s first name was Mooresville and consisted of one cabin and a dock. Later during the Klondike Gold Rush, hundreds of gold seekers overran Mooresville. Surveyor Frank Reid re-platted the town as Skaguay. This second name seems to be a variation of the Tlingit name, … More Six Weeks ’til Winter