Photos of the Whitehorse Pioneer Cemetery, Yukon
Whitehorse Pioneer Cemetery, Yukon
The Columbian Monument
Sacred to the memory of
J. Welsh, 1st Officer
L. C. Cowper, purser
P. Murray, sailor
J. Smith, sailor
E. Morgan, fireman
J. Woods, fireman
Who met their deaths by the burning of the Str. Columbian near Eagle Rock on the Yukon River, Sep. 25, 1906
Erected by the employees of the British Yukon Nav. Co. Ltd.
Their full names were: Joe Welsh, Lionel Cadogan Cowper, Phil Murray, Carl Christianson (alias J. Smith), Edward Morgan, and John Woods. The monument was made by A. Stewart in Victoria - it is signed on a lower rear corner.
This photograph is © 2018 by Murray Lundberg, and is not to be copied without express permission.