S. Hall Young
Presbyterian missionary in Alaska.
- Young met John Muir in 1879 and accompanied Muir on several of his Alaskan adventures. It was Young's dog, Stickeen, that later became the subject of Muir's most famous
- Young wrote of Muir, "I sat at his feet, and at the feet of his spirit I still sit, a student, absorbed, surrendered."
wrote a book, Alaska Days With John Muir, published the year after Muir's death, in which he tells about their adventures together, including how Muir saved his life while mountain climbing.
- Complete book:
Days with John Muir by S. Hall Young (1915) - available in various
digital formats from archive.org
Photograph courtesy of The
Presbytery of the Yukon
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