Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Tombstone Tuesday, Skagway, Alaska

Seeing this gold rush era cemetery in Alaska inspired me to investigate the family story of an ancestor's participation in a gold rush. See the story of George Emerson's trip to California as a '49er HERE.

Copyright 2010, Heather Wilkinson Rojo


  1. Skagway probably recieves more rain than snow, and these are wooden boards, not stones.

  2. It looks like a beautiful and peaceful resting place for these souls!

  3. What an awesome-looking cemetery! I can't even begin to imagine conducting a burial in such a rugged place! Absolutely gorgeous blog, by the way! I'm so enjoying poking around!