Our class was learning about Westward Expansion and why people were moving west. To extend our studies, we took a trip to the Klondike Gold Rush Museum in Seattle to learn about the story of the Yukon gold fields and Seattle's crucial role in this great event.
|Klondike Gold Rush Museum|
|Walking from the Museum to Underground Seattle|
Right before the gold rush, Seattle had a fire that destroyed the city. The people decided they wanted a city that was a story above the muck, so they kept the original sidewalks and built the buildings above, creating the underground tunnels.