KLGO During The Gold Rush

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The majority of cultural research conducted at KLGO consists in identifying historic sites and on the historical aspects of the Stampede years during the Gold Rush. Two archaeological sites located at KLGO on the U.S. side of the park boundary identify positively as being pre-Gold Rush. In 1994, KLGO archaeologists identified an early- contact rock shelter or 49-SKG-148 located on Long Hill (along the Chilkoot Trail) dating to the mid to late 1800s. Upwards of 40 cm of alluvial deposition in and around the rock shelter produced a varied assemblage of artifacts including: lithic debitage of varied materials, trade beads of Russian and American origin, lead shot, a .38 caliber bullet, a varied assemblage of burned bone, red ochre, and a United
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