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 Harriet Matilda “Hattie” <I>Smith</I> Pullen

Harriet Matilda “Hattie” Smith Pullen

Birth
Mount Hope, Grant County, Wisconsin, USA
Death 9 Aug 1947 (aged 86)
Skagway, Skagway Borough, Alaska, USA
Burial Skagway, Skagway Borough, Alaska, USA
Memorial ID 9379191 · View Source
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"Ma" Pullen. Known as "Mother of the North." Entrepreneur. Hotelier. Baker. Horse team driver and onetime packer. Arrived in Skagway for the Gold Rush of 1897 and became one of Skagway's most influential citizens. President Warren G. Harding delivered an address at her hotel, The Pullen House.
Additional information received 09/2013: From Jason (jason_verhaeghe@nps.gov)
National Park Ranger

It is important to note that Mrs. Pullen is not buried in the Gold Rush Cemetery. She is buried along the WP&YR railroad tracks adjacent to where the Pullen House hotel once stood in accordance with her wishes.


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  • Maintained by: Christine Bonn
  • Originally Created by: ZsOzOne
  • Added: 29 Aug 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9379191
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Harriet Matilda “Hattie” Smith Pullen (13 Aug 1860–9 Aug 1947), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9379191, citing Gold Rush Cemetery, Skagway, Skagway Borough, Alaska, USA ; Maintained by Christine Bonn (contributor 48664108) .