• Description
  • Perseverance is on the southeast side of Silverbow Basin, 3 miles east of Juneau. It is a former mining camp named about 1885 by miners for the Perseverance claim and mine. A mill and other and other buildings of the camp were destroyed by a snowslide in 1895. The mining camp remained in existence until 1921 when the mine was closed. [Source: Donald Orth. Dictionary of Alaska Place Names: Geological Survey Professional Paper 567. Washington: U... more
    Perseverance is on the southeast side of Silverbow Basin, 3 miles east of Juneau. It is a former mining camp named about 1885 by miners for the Perseverance claim and mine. A mill and other and other buildings of the camp were destroyed by a snowslide in 1895. The mining camp remained in existence until 1921 when the mine was closed. [Source: Donald Orth. Dictionary of Alaska Place Names: Geological Survey Professional Paper 567. Washington: United States Government Printing Office, 1967.]. less
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    Scanned from a photographic print using a Microtek Scanmaker 9600XL at 100 dpi in JPEG format at compression rate 3 and resized to 768x600 ppi. 2004