When the Klondike Gold
Rush kicked off in the Yukon
region of Canada, Nellie ventured there for herself in 1874 and set up a boarding house for miners
in the midst of the Cassiar Mountains. A devout Catholic, she merely asked for donations to St. Anne Read More: http://www.irishcentral.com/roots/history/Brave-Irishwoman-Nellie-Cashman-r...