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June 25, 2000 Henk Binnendijk


Chilkoot Trail, km. 52,5

St. Andrews church

Abandoned Bennett (British Columbia) was built during the Klondike Gold Rush of 189799 at the end of the White Pass and Chilkoot Trails from nearby ports of Skagway and Dyea in Alaska. Gold prospectors would pack their supplies over the Coast Mountains from the ports and then build rafts to take them down the Yukon River to the gold fields around Dawson City, Yukon.

Today St. Andrews Church is the only remaining gold rush structure in Bennett.

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