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    Historic Dawson City - Yukon Territory, Canada

    Canadian Tourism

    by Canadian Tourism

    Named after Canadian geologist George Dawson, Dawson City's population surged during the Klondike Gold Rush in the late 19th century. Dawson City boasts a rich, colorful history, and remains a popular destination for visitors in the Yukon Territory. Explore some of the area's most popular activities -- including a tour of the restored buildings with an interpretive guide, and a drink at Diamond Tooth Gertie's. Want to plan your trip to Canada? Visit