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Michael Gates

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Michael Gates was formerly the curator of Collections for Klondike National Historic Sites in Dawson City and pens the popular column “History Hunter” for the Yukon News. He is the author of Dalton’s Gold Rush Trail: Exploring the Route of the Klondike Cattle Drives (Harbour Publishing, 2012) and History Hunting in the Yukon (Harbour Publishing, 2010). He lives in Whitehorse, YT.


Book Cover Dalton's Gold Rush Trail: Exploring the Route of the Klondike Cattle Drives
978-1-55017-570-7 · 1-55017-570-X · April 2012 · Paperback
CAD$24.95 · USD$24.95
Mixing history with his own bushwhacking adventures in search of traces of long-lost places and events, Gates spins an unforgettable narrative about the rise and fall of the Dalton Trail, one of the first into the Klondike.
Book Cover Dublin Gulch: A History of the Eagle Gold Mine
978-1-55017-940-8 · 1-55017-940-3 · June 2020 · Hardback
CAD$44.95 · USD$

Yukon historian Michael Gates unearths the rich origin story of Eagle Mine, the largest gold mine to ever operate in Yukon territory.

Book Cover From the Klondike to Berlin: The Yukon in World War I
978-1-55017-776-3 · 1-55017-776-1 · April 2017 · Paperback
CAD$24.95 · USD$24.95

An important chronicle of the Land of the Midnight Sun’s contribution to the Great War.

Book Cover History Hunting in the Yukon
978-1-55017-477-9 · 1-55017-477-0 · February 2010 · Paperback
CAD$18.95 · USD$18.95
A Yukon historian delves into the area’s exciting past to bring old stories to life.
Book Cover The Yukon Fallen of World War I
978-1-55017-850-0 · 1-55017-850-4 · October 2018 · Paperback
CAD$19.95 · USD$19.95
A collection of short biographies dedicated to the Yukoners who perished while serving the Allied cause during World War One.