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Home The Home page for Friends of Soapy Smith.The Soapy Smith Preservation Trust Story of the Trust.
Friends of Soapy Smith Membership request.
"New" information regarding Soapy, whether it be a recently discovered
photograph of great significance, or the recently opening of a car
wash named after Soapy. All are encouraged to contribute.
Soapy History Part One History of Soapy Smith 1860 to 1891, including how Soapy started his criminal career in Texas and Denver. Why he is known as "Soapy." The gunfight at Pocatello, Idaho.
Soapy History Part Two History of Soapy Smith 1892 to 1898, including his time in Creede, Colorado, the Denver City Hall War, Alaska and the Klondike gold rush.
Soapy History Part Three History of Soapy Smith 1897 to 1898, including Skagway, Alaska, The committees of 101 & 317, Soapy as captain of the Skaguay Military Company, and the John Stewart robbery.
Soapy History Part Four History of the tragic gunfight that left Soapy and Frank Reid dead.Jeff Smith's Parlor History of Soapy's most famous saloon (Skagway, Alaska).
The Bascomb Letter
Scan of four pages from a letter written in 1895 to Soapy by his
younger brother Bascomb, while he was in jail. From the Geri Murphy
100 Anniversary 1997-1998
A two part write-up. Part one covers the 1997 centennial of the arrival
of a "ton of gold" onto the dock of Seattle, which started the Klondike
gold rush. Part two covers the July 1998 centennial of the death of
Soapy Smith in Skagway, Alaska.
Soapy's Wakes An
annual Party (July 8) held on the night Soapy was killed. Two are
actually held; one in Skagway, Alaska and the other at the Magic Castle
in Hollywood, California.
Wakes of the Past Photographs, stories of past Soapy wakes.
Grave Markers There were five markers over Soapy's grave in all. In Chronological order.
Art of a Gunfight The different artistic interpretations of the Reid/Smith gunfight.Soapy's Weapons Real and supposed Soapy owned pistols, rifles, and gambling equipment. It does not have to hurt to be a weapon.
Skaguay News, July 15, 1898 A large copy of original two pages of the edition that headlined the death of Soapy Smith.
The Shrine Jeff Smith's private Soapy museum, showcasing the Soapy Smith collection of letters and documents.
Arts & Media Films, documentaries, TV shows, plays, video games and books related to Soapy.
Soapy Poster The poster for the Soapy wake, 2005.
Soapy Souvenirs Sorry, these items are not for sale. Post-death collector items relating to Soapy, which include postcards, t-shirts, playing cards, soap etc.
Days of 98 Show History of the "Soapy Smith Play" put on in the summer months in Skagway, Alaska.
Randolph John Smith Memorial page devoted to the memory of Randy Smith, a grandson of Soapy and the father to this site's administrator.
Jeff Smith, the great-grandson of Soapy. Growing up with stories of
Soapy, his involvement in researching for the family, and in reenacting
his great-grandfather's swindles. Have Jeff speak at your next event
Wrong Undone Jeff sounds off on an author who used words from a letter
out of context to"prove" a ridiculous theory. It pissed Jeff off so
that he devoted a page to it in order to set the record straight.
Looking For & To Do
Our wanted list and things to do page. Looking for lost members of the
family, books, films, information and items of interest. The To Do list
is items we would like to see done.Martin Itjen History and memorial to Soapy's first major post-death "publicity agent." A Skagway tour guide and '98er.
The Tivoli Club Play the shell game, faro. See educational and entertaining clips of short con swindles like three-card Monte. Clips on card cheating.
Links If an outside link regards Soapy Smith it should be here. If it's not please let us know.
Odds & Ends Photos and stories that were saved from deleted archives.
Archives A Archived news items from the What's New page.
Archives B Archived news items from the What's New page.
Archives C Archived news items from the What's New page.
Archives D Archived news items from the What's New page.