May 6, 2013

Soapy Smith museum restoration, part 21

JEFF. SMITH'S PARLOR
Skagway, Alaska
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eff Smith's Parlor (Soapy Smith's saloon) is getting a new facelift. A temporary window will be installed this week while the original one is getting completely restored. check back for more photos later this week to see the finished "new" old look.

The above information comes from Cindy Von Hale of the Skagway unit of the Klondike Gold Rush National Historic Park.

















Jeff. Smith's Parlor museum restoration

February 4, 2009 (Part 1)
February 19, 2009 (Part 2)  
March 31, 2010 (Part 3)  
August 7, 2010 (Part 4) 
February 11, 2011 (Part 5) 
April 5, 2011 (Part 6)
May 8, 2011 (Part 7)
May 17, 2011 (Part 8)
November 20, 2011 (Part 9)
March 21, 2012 (Part 10)
March 30, 2012 (Part 11)
June 20, 2012 (Part 12)
August 8, 2012 (Part 13)
August 29, 2012 (Part 14)
September 1, 2012 (Part 15)
September 26, 2012 (Part 16)
October 4, 2012 (Part 17)
December 6, 2012 (Part 18)
December 16, 2012 (Part 19)
March 11, 2013 (Part 20)






"A lie told often enough becomes the truth."
— Vladimir Lenin



MAY 6

1835: James Gordon Bennett publishes the New York Herald for the first time.
1851: The mechanical refrigerator is patented by Dr. John Gorrie.
1851: Linus Yale patents the clock-type lock.
1856: The Army from Fort Tejon and Fort Miller ride out to protect Keyesville, California from attacks by Yokut Indians.
1859: John Gregory finds gold at what later is known as Gregory's Gulch, “the richest square mile on earth,” near the city of Denver.
1861: Arkansas becomes the ninth state to secede from the Union at the start of the Civil War.
1868: The U.S. government begins paying annuities to the Crow Indian tribes of Montana Territory.
1877: After defeating General Custer and the 7th Cavalry at the Battle of the Little Big Horn, Indian Chief Crazy Horse surrenders 900 warriors, women, and children to U.S. troops at Fort Robinson, Nebraska, whereas, Sioux Chief Sitting Bull leads 1,500 of his followers into Saskatchewan, Canada to ask protection from the Queen.
1882: The U.S. Congress passes the Chinese Exclusion Act. The act bars Chinese immigrants from the U.S. for 10 years.





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