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Yosemite National Park, Closed on Its 123rd Birthday

Yosemite National Park, Closed on Its 123rd Birthday

The Atlantic - Alan Taylor

California's Yosemite National Park, established on October 1, 1890, stands closed today, along with all other national parks and monuments in the U.S. More than a century ago, naturalist John Muir, a strong advocate for the recognition and protection of the region, successfully lobbied congress to …

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