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Yosemite National Park

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Yosemite National Park is a United States National Park spanning eastern portions of ..... Many Yosemite glaciers, including Merced Glacier, which was discovered by John Muir in 1871 and bolstered h...

History & Culture - Yosemite National Park (U.S. National Park ...

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National Register: View a full list of Yosemite's properties. ... to the State of California. John Muir helped spark the creation of Yosemite National Park in 1890.

Yosemite National Park established - Oct 01, 1890 - HISTORY.com

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On this day in History, Yosemite National Park established on Oct 01, 1890. ... In 1889, John Muir discovered that the vast meadows surrounding Yosemite ...

Yosemite National Park: Facts, Information & Lodging - Live Science

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Sep 9, 2013 ... Yosemite National Park spans nearly 1200 square miles and features ... Two years later, Muir founded the Sierra Club to further promote the ...

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Ribbon Falls in Yosemite National Park is 9 times larger than Niagra Falls. El Capitan is the largest granite ... 4. Yosemite National Park was first discovered by  ...

John Muir's Yosemite | History | Smithsonian

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"People think he discovered Yosemite or started the national park system. Others assume he lived here all his life." In fact, says Gediman, Muir lived in Yosemite ...

Features of the Proposed Yosemite National Park. By John Muir ...

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Features of the Proposed Yosemite National Park ... On the banks of the river and its tributaries Cassiope and Bryanthus may be found where the sod curls over ...

Second person contracts plague after visiting Yosemite National Park

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Aug 19, 2015 ... Yosemite National Park campground to be closed while officials try to ... After evidence of the plague was discovered, health officials closed two ...

Body of hiker missing for a month found in Yosemite National Park ...

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Sep 2, 2015 ... The body of a hiker was found Tuesday in Yosemite National Park nearly a month after he was reported missing, officials said. James Michael ...

Yosemite National Park campground to be closed while officials try ...

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Aug 17, 2015 ... A campground at Yosemite National Park will be closed starting at noon ... flea treatment after two plague-infected squirrels were found there.

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John Muir - Yosemite National Park (U.S. National Park Service)

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After a stint as a shepherd, Muir found regular work at a newly constructed sawmill alongside the present-day Lower Yosemite Fall trail in the Valley. During the ...

Park History | Yosemite National Park CA | TravelYosemite.com

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... wilderness, sheer cliffs and remarkable tranquility, a spirit of discovery will well up inside you. ... In 1890, Yosemite was established as a National Park. And in ...

The National Parks: America's Best Idea: History Episode 1 Page 2 ...

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Sawmill belonging to James Mason Hutchings, Yosemite National Park ... But in 1871, when Muir discovered a "living glacier" in the recesses of the Sierra, other  ...