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Seattle - gateway to the Klondike | by lucky e
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Seattle - gateway to the Klondike

During the Alaska gold rush, a PR man hired by the city of Seattle coined this as their slogan. His intent was to garner business for stocking up on provisions for all those fortune seekers headed for the Klondike. Apparently, it worked really well and Seattle grew. It would be a little like naming Dallas the gateway to the Caribbean.

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Taken on September 14, 2007