Yosemite National Park, CA – Happy 150th Birthday!

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June 30, 2014 by Deb W. Trotter

Tenaya Lake

Tenaya Lake

On June 30, 1864, 150 years ago today, while the American Civil War raged, President Abraham Lincoln signed the Yosemite Grant Act, starting the process that ultimately resulted in the creation of spectacular Yosemite National Park.

Upper Yosemite Fall

Upper Yosemite Fall

Middle Gaylor Lake

Middle Gaylor Lake, with Unicorn and Cathedral Peaks beyond

Half Dme

Half Dome

Bridalveil Fall

Bridalveil Fall

The Merced River flows through Yosemite Valley

The Merced River flows through Yosemite Valley

El Capitan

El Capitan

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2 thoughts on “Yosemite National Park, CA – Happy 150th Birthday!

  1. This is such a stunning part of our world, we are so lucky.

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