A Riveting Alaska Gold Rush Saga

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Friday, July 19, 2013 - 7:00pm
2720 Frankfort Avenue
40206 Louisville
On Friday, July 19th at 7 PM, Carmichael's welcomes editor and publisher John Clark for a discussion of his great-grandfather's Alaskan adventures in Hazelet's Journal. George Cheever Hazelet was one of the adventurous souls who went to Alaska in 1898 to seek his fortune during the Klondike Gold Rush. He carved his own path across frozen tundra and snow-covered glaciers to a remote valley where he discovered not gold but coal and oil. Hazelet kept a journal of his exploits, meticulously edited by his great-grandson John Clark. Come hear about a forgotten and exciting time in America's past and discover a man who beat the odds to become a prominent leader in Alaska's early days.
Hazelet's Journal Cover Image
By John Clark (Editor)
ISBN: 9781938462009
Availability: The book is not currently in stock at our stores. Please call us for price and availability.
Published: Old Stone Press - November 26th, 2012

Hazelet's Journal is a riveting Alaska Gold Rush saga that takes place in the Copper River Country 1898 to 1902. It is a remarkable true story, not only about a man and his family, but about a nation finding its way into the twentieth century. It is a timeless story about a restless nation and the great American spirit that our country was founded upon.