Category: People of Skagway

Dolled up for the holidays

Eleven days before Christmas, a doll stands on Jean Worley’s kitchen table with pins in her hair, the makings of a wedding veil being constructed about her head.

Women of Skagway

“There is no use trying to discourage them, our wills are strong and courage unfailing,” Annie Hall Strong wrote in The Skaguay News in 1897, according to the National Park Service.

‘He chose to go above and beyond’

For Christmas, before Skagway resident Donovan Henson shipped out, his sisters Karissa Dissinger and Amanda Sangare gave him a small, silver token to keep with him – a guardian angel with a prayer inscribed on the back.