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Remains of Gold Rush-era executed convicts reburied

The remains of four people executed for murder during the Klondike Gold Rush over a century ago were reburied on the weekend. The remains were discovered during excavation work last November at a new waste water treatment plant in Dawson City. Two sets of remains have since been identified as Dawson and

Gold Rush era recordings found on sunken ship

Three records and a gramophone have been found onboard the A.J. Goddard, a 110-year-old sunken ship. Thomas said the three recordings, including Rendezvous Waltz and a rare 1896 minstrel recording of Ma Onliest One, were previously unknown to Gold Rush-era music experts. "These are three new songs that we now know people

Trove of Gold Rush artifacts found in Australia

More than a thousand gold rush artifacts have been found in an old sewerage pipe in Victoria, Australia. When an old sewerage pipe near the centre of Ballarat needed replacing last year, archaeologists were called in for what was expected to be a routine dig of the surrounds. But what they uncovered

Remnants of Gold Rush village found beneath downtown San Francisco

Evidence of a 19th century village, including dollars, a tent, tableware, and lots of liquor bottles, has been found underneath a parking lot in downtown San Francisco. Underneath the asphalt, archeologists rummaged through what used to be shopkeepers’ and entrepreneurs’ homes that once sat between two enormous sand dunes. “This working class

Gold Rush-era bodies of hanged convicts found

Four Gold Rush-era bodies belonging to hanged convicts have been found by construction workers building a new sewage treatment plant in the Yukon. All four bodies uncovered to date have been in coffins, although remains of the fourth coffin were not found until Tuesday. "We are certain that these are

Gold Rush-era shipwreck found in Yukon

The wreck of the A.J. Goddard, which sank in 1901, has been found in a lake in the Yukon Territory, Canada. Like an early 20th-century snapshot, "everything is just like it was when it went down in that late October storm in 1901," said project leader John Pollack, a nautical

Gold rush-era ghost ship found in the Yukon

A gold-rush era ship which sank in a storm 1901 has been found, remarkably intact, at the bottom of a lake in the Yukon Territory. Archaeologists in Canadas Yukon have found whats believed to be the only untouched shipwreck from the Klondike Gold Rush, made famous by writers Jack London and