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Nome, Alaska in 1899-1900. On the edge of a new century remote Alaska becomes the new frontier as thousands arrive for the gold rush of 1898. Wyatt Earp arrives with his wife in 1899 and build the Dexter Saloon. There the Earps are reunited with George Parsons and John Clum of their Tombstone days. The sleepy fishing village of Nome has been transformed into a muddy cesspit of filth and infinite opportunity. Will you gamble at the Dexter as you live in a squalid tent on the beach, panning for gold? Can you sleep with the constant sounds of hammering and sawing as the town rises up from the mud?

I wanted the gold, and I sought it;
I scrabbled and mucked like a slave.
Was it famine or scurvy—I fought it;
I hurled my youth into a grave.
I wanted the gold, and I got it— 
Came out with a fortune last fall,—
Yet somehow life’s not what I thought it,
And somehow the gold isn’t all.

Robert W. Service

Nome's date today is:Apr 8th 1900AD


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Latest Novel Posting:

2020-03-29 09:20:56 Chapter One: The Golden Land of the Midnight Sun by Wyatt S Earp
2020-03-30 17:09:49 Arriving in Nome (Anvil City) by Wyatt S Earp
2020-04-02 16:49:28 Securing Lodgings by Wyatt S Earp
2020-04-08 16:43:50 A Temporary Home by Josie Earp
Latest Story Board Posting:

2020-03-26 15:06:54 The Nome Gold Rush by John Clum
2020-03-26 15:11:53 The Great Nome Gold Rush (Smithsonian Postal Museum) by John Clum
2020-03-26 15:18:59 Wyatt Earp's Alaskan Adventure (True West Magazine) by John Clum
2020-03-26 17:33:21 Gold Rush Women by John Clum
2020-03-28 14:49:37 Notes on Alaska and Nome in 1899 by John Clum
2020-03-28 14:59:31 Contemporary Account of Nome in 1900 Part 1 by John Clum
2020-03-28 15:12:26 Contemporary Account of Nome in 1900 Part 2 by John Clum
2020-03-29 09:47:54 Wikipedia Description of Nome's Gold Rush by John Clum
2020-04-02 14:57:11 Robert W. Service: The Spell of the Yukon by Wyatt S Earp
2020-04-07 14:03:05 Alaska Gold Rush Stories by Frances McKay
Latest Planning Board Posting:

2020-03-27 08:55:54 Non-Player Biographies by Wyatt S Earp
2020-03-27 08:57:46 The Earp Trio: Tombstone, Deadwood and Nome by Wyatt S Earp
2020-03-27 12:21:57 Wyatt Berry Stapp Earp by Wyatt S Earp
2020-03-27 12:51:03 Josephine Sarah Marcus Earp by Josie Earp
2020-03-28 09:26:00 John Philip Clum by John Clum
2020-03-28 14:46:40 Frances Moira McKay by Frances McKay
2020-03-31 18:18:04 Charles Hoxsie by Wyatt S Earp
2020-04-01 16:37:03 Julius Guise by Wyatt S Earp
2020-04-03 11:05:50 Tex Rickard by Tex Rickard
2020-04-03 11:13:20 Loose Initial Timeline for 1899 by Wyatt S Earp


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