Yukon Register of Historic PlacesYRHP

Captain Martin House

Captain Martin House

Captain Martin House

Captain Martin House

Captain Martin House

Additional Information

Captain Martin House

Additional Information

Biographical Information: Captain Martin: worked as a sea captain in Newfoundland before coming to the Yukon. -skipper of the steamer Canadian, which sailed from Victoria, B.C. around the Aleutian Islands and up the Yukon River

to Whitehorse in 1898. -opened a general merchandise and grocery store, Arctic Trading Co., on Main Street in 1900. -raised foxes and minks and was Gov't fish inspector -occupied house until mid 1930-s, then moved to Chantler house at 204 Hawkins Street, occupying it until his death.