• Created Date
  • ca. 1898
  • Description
  • Albert Hartshorn and his wife Florence were born in Michigan in 1869. They had one daughter, Hazel Hartshorn Goslie. Florence worked as a photographer’s assistant to E.J. Hamacher in the Lake Bennett area beginning around 1898. The family appear to have lived in Canada until the 1920s. By 1930, Florence and Albert were divorced. Albert was living in Idaho and Florence was living in Seattle. Florence died in King County in 1943. [Sources: Becke... more
    Albert Hartshorn and his wife Florence were born in Michigan in 1869. They had one daughter, Hazel Hartshorn Goslie. Florence worked as a photographer’s assistant to E.J. Hamacher in the Lake Bennett area beginning around 1898. The family appear to have lived in Canada until the 1920s. By 1930, Florence and Albert were divorced. Albert was living in Idaho and Florence was living in Seattle. Florence died in King County in 1943. [Sources: Becker, EA. (1957). Monument at Dead Horse Gulch. The Alaska Sportsman XXIII (5), 12-17, 42-45. U.S. Census, Washington State Death Index 1940-1996]Log Cabin, a day's walk from Bennett, developed as a major settlement in the first winter of the rush. In the fall of 1897, Thomas Tugwell and his son erected the grandly-named "British Hostelry" there. The pair of squat log buildings faced the trail, hugging the rocky ground and providing only minimal head room; patrons were clearly expected to remain seated during meals. The British Hostelry... less
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  • Photograph
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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