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Daily Archives: August 12, 2015

Hatcher Pass

Our absolute favorite thing to do in the Pamer/Wasilla area was to explore Hatcher Pass in the Talkeetna Mountains. In 1906 Robert Lee Hatcher staked the first gold claim in the Willow Creek district. Gold contained in quartz veins within solid rock is called “hard-rock” or lode gold. With the discovery of the Hatcher ¬†claim, … Continue reading »

Categories: Alaska, Alaska Bound, Historic Landmark | 2 Comments