Alaska Gold Rush History & Genealogy

AKA Dexter

Located on the Seward Peninsula. Cheenik is a station on Golovin Bay In 1890 There were a Swedish Mission and reindeer station there. Cheenik is one of the oldest white settlements on the Peninsula and was formerly known as Dexter as a man by the name of Dexter conducted a trading post here long before the discovery of gold in Northwestern Alaska

 

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