Figure 1 Publishing

General Non-Fiction


An Illustrated History

Helen Dobrowolsky & Linda Johnson

“A fascinating journey through the history of Whitehorse… a remarkable accomplishment.”

—Michael Gates, Yukon News



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Book Description

Whitehorse: An Illustrated History traces the storied past of Yukon’s capital city, from its origins in ancient Aboriginal camps through the epic changes of the Klondike gold rush, the building of the Alaska Highway, and the settlement of First Nations land claims. Yukon authors Helen Dobrowolsky and Linda Johnson headed up a talented team of writers and researchers to celebrate the history of a very special place, with lively writing, colourful anecdotes, and an impressive array of contemporary and archival photos.



“A dazzling journey through the development of the Yukon territory’s capital city.”

Canada’s History


  • Hardcover
  • 9 × 11 inches
  • 376 pages
  • 978-0-9918588-6-6
  • $50 CAD / $50 USD