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Skagway Founder's cabin

This cabin was the last stop on our 40 minute Klondike National Park's ranger-led tour. The... read more

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Gatesville, TX
Interesting Historical cabin

This house was the first home of Captain William Moore and his family in Skagway. They staked a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This cabin was the last stop on our 40 minute Klondike National Park's ranger-led tour. The historic significance of Captain William Moore and his family was explained while we sat outside the cabin (which is next door to a later build larger family home). I...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This house was the first home of Captain William Moore and his family in Skagway. They staked a 160-acre homestead in the Skagway valley in 1887. He was the founder of Skagway. It was part of the Forest Service tour of Skagway that we took....More

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Reviewed August 30, 2018

Was really cool to see the original building from the 1900's. Rich history behind the old buildings! Its a hidden area so you don't really see if from the main street, I just happened to get lost looking for the creek and came across the...More

Thank bChAnTeLLeb
Reviewed August 27, 2018

As part of the self guided walk of Skagway you visit this old cabin that has several rooms laid out as they were back in the day. It gave you a sense of what life was like back at the turn of the century. Well...More

Thank alannsarah
Reviewed August 11, 2018

If I had to pay for this I would rate it a 3 as it is very small. I give it a five as it is informative, well maintained, and gives you a sense of what it was like in Skagway in 'the days'. Only...More

Thank Mike5466
Reviewed August 8, 2018

Part of the "Good-time Girls" walking tour of the town. Interesting place to see. Surprisingly small

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Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

This historic site is well laid out and a good self guided tour. The many rooms are well decorated and have clear descriptions to provide a picture of the life of the original inhabitants.

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Reviewed July 31, 2018

Visiting the museum gave us a first hand view of what it would have been like to live in these times. The house includes many of the original artefacts from the home and family plus more information about the cultural history of the area and...More

Thank WineTravelandSong
Reviewed July 16, 2018

The cabin was neat to visit, and the original house next door is just as interesting. Park guides are there to help answer any questions you have and give you the details on the history of the cabin.

Thank sjohnston12
Reviewed July 3, 2018

We followed the park ranger on the 45-minute walking tour around town which ended at the Moore homestead. The park ranger had to unlock the Moore House so we could go in for a visit. Quite interesting with lots of history in there. We did...More

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