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Dawson City, Yukon Territory — The Canadian Territories
 

Rev. William Henry Judge, S.J.

St. Mary's Catholic Church

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, August 3, 2010
1. Rev, William Henry Judge, S.J. Marker
Inscription. Credited with saving many lives, Father Judge was one of the true heroes of the Klondike, serving the area from May 1897 until his death January 16, 1899. In this short period he built St. Mary’s Hospital, a church and residences, doing much of the work himself. Despite ill health, Dawson’s first priest became known as “The Saint of Dawson” through his untiring efforts in serving God and his fellow man.
 
Location. 64° 3.73′ N, 139° 25.683′ W. Marker is in Dawson City, Yukon Territory. Marker is at the intersection of King Street and Seventh Avenue on King Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dawson City, Yukon Territory Y0B 1G0, Canada.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Northern Commercial Co. Warehouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Madame Tremblay’s Store/Le magasin de Madame Tremblay (about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line); Arctic Brotherhood Hall (about 150 meters away); Post Office/Le bureau de poste (about 180 meters away); Dawson Daily News (about 180 meters away); Palace Grand Theatre/Le théâtre Grand Palace (about
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By Barry Swackhamer, August 3, 2010
2. St. Mary's Catholic Church
210 meters away); K.T.M. Company (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Bank of British North America/La Bank of British North America (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dawson City.
 
More about this marker. The marker is located on St. Mary's Catholic Church.
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, August 3, 2010
3. St. Mary's Catholic Church
St. Mary’s Catholic Church Dawson City, Yukon Established in 1896 Sunday Masses Sunday 10:30 A.M. This school-church building erected in 1904 under the care of the Oblate Fathers.
 
 
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