Jeff Smiths Parlor in "Auria" Gold Village - Sodankylä, Finland
Posted by: Neofytos
N 68° 10.822 E 027° 06.029
35W E 504167 N 7562977
Quick Description: Jeff Smiths Parlor in "Auria" Gold Village in Tankavaara, Sodankylä, Finland
Date Posted: 5/11/2010 5:20:26 AM
Waymark Code: WM8TGC
Jeff Smith's Parlor in Tankavaara Gold village. In This village there are few replica buildings from from places where are same history of gold prospecting.
Soapy opened a saloon named Jeff Smith's Parlor (opened in March 1898), as an office from which to run his operations. Although Skagway already had a municipal building, Soapy's saloon became known as "the real city hall." Skagway was gaining a reputation as a "hell on earth," with many perils for the unwary.
Where is original located?: Skagway, Alaska
Where is this replica located?: Tankavaara, Sodankylä, Finland
Who created the original?: Jefferson R. "Soapy" Smith
Internet Link about Original: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soapy_Smith
Year Original was Created (approx. ok): 1898
Post at least one photo of the replica.