Kathleen Eloise Rockwell (1873–1957), best known as "Klondike Kate," gained fame as a dancer and vaudeville star during the Klondike Gold Rush, where she met Alexander Pantages who later became a very successful vaudeville/motion picture mogul. She gained notoriety for her flirtatious dancing and ability to keep hard-working miners happy, if not inebriated.

Kathleen Eloise Rockwell (1873–1957), best known as "Klondike Kate," gained fame as a dancer and vaudeville star during the Klondike Gold Rush, where she met Alexander Pantages who later became a very successful vaudeville/motion picture mogul. She gained notoriety for her flirtatious dancing and ability to keep hard-working miners happy, if not inebriated.

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osee Savard and Chef Phillippe Lamarche have Klondike Kate’s Restaurant and Cabins, a lovely eatery plus accommodation, in a building constructed in 1904.

osee Savard and Chef Phillippe Lamarche have Klondike Kate’s Restaurant and Cabins, a lovely eatery plus accommodation, in a building constructed in 1904.

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Klondike Kate's, Newark, DE.  The BEST buffalo wings and rockin' jalapeno beer cheese soup!!!

Klondike Kate's, Newark, DE. The BEST buffalo wings and rockin' jalapeno beer cheese soup!!!

Belinda Mulrooney, known as Klondike Kate: "We wore tights in those days. If we hadn't the Mounted Police would have run us out of the country."

Belinda Mulrooney, known as Klondike Kate: "We wore tights in those days. If we hadn't the Mounted Police would have run us out of the country."

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Klondike Kate--We ate at Klondike Kate's in Dawson.

Klondike Kate--We ate at Klondike Kate's in Dawson.

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Klondike Kate's Tin Roof Pie Recipe at Cooking.com

Klondike Kate's Tin Roof Pie Recipe at Cooking.com

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KLONDIKE KATE, THE BELLE OF THE YUKON:  At a time when most women stayed home and perfected their needlepoint skills, Kate tap-danced her way across Alaska and into the hearts of thousands of gold miners. She married and divorced a few of them and loved many, many more.  Read Klondike Kate's remarkable story in my blog today!  https://stargazermercantile.com/klondike-kate-belle-yukon/  #wildwest   #women   #history

KLONDIKE KATE, THE BELLE OF THE YUKON: At a time when most women stayed home and perfected their needlepoint skills, Kate tap-danced her way across Alaska and into the hearts of thousands of gold miners. She married and divorced a few of them and loved many, many more. Read Klondike Kate's remarkable story in my blog today! https://stargazermercantile.com/klondike-kate-belle-yukon/ #wildwest #women #history

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Elk sausage and chocolate cupcakes at Klondike Kate's in Dawson City, Yukon

Elk sausage and chocolate cupcakes at Klondike Kate's in Dawson City, Yukon

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