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Tag: Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park

Oct.
19th

Playwright Spirit Trickey named new chief of interpretation at Seattle’s Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park

From a statement released this morning by the National Park Service:

Spirit Trickey has been selected as the new chief of interpretation for Klondike Gold Rush NHP’s Seattle Unit.

Spirit began working for the NPS as a park guide in 2002 and later was an interpretive ranger and then chief of interpretation at Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site in Little Rock, Arkansas. While there, she served as public information officer, media specialist, interpreter, volunteer and special events coordinator, community outreach lead, guest lecturer, author, and liaison for local, national and international media.

Spirit was awarded the Freeman

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July
13th

Jacqueline Ashwell named superintendent of Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park in Seattle

A veteran of the national parks in Alaska has been named the new superintendent of Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park – Seattle Unit. Jacqueline Ashwell replaces Karen Beppler-Dorn, who recently was named superintendent of Pinnacles National Monument in California.

Ashwell will assume her new role in September.

Here is the rest of the news release:

“Jacqueline is a perfect fit for this position. She knows the Klondike Gold Rush story and has a history of developing effective partnerships,” said Pacific West Regional Director Chris Lehnertz . “Her strong interpretive and cultural resources background, coupled with her experience with

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Jan.
26th

Klondike park will hold jazz concert, exhibit

Not all national park units are about preserving scenic vistas or wildlife. Here is an announcement from Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park in Seattle with a slightly different angle.

Jump into jazz at Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park will be held 6-8 p.m. Feb. 3.

Grace Holden, the daughter of jazz legend Oscar Holden, and friends will perform classic jazz from the Seattle “Jackson Street Era” to help launch the opening of the temporary exhibit “Jazz Returns to Jackson Street.”

Admission is free and the public is invited.

Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park is located at 319

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