Category: History

A Look Back at Yesteryears

I really enjoy getting these old photos from readers about Yosemite. Rick Helin sent me this awesome photo of

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yosemite rangers club sign

Inside the Yosemite Rangers Club (video)

Most people come to Yosemite to see the waterfalls, Half Dome, and El Capitan with little thought to some

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harding merry whitmore 1958 el cap tn

What are you going to do today?

In July 1957 Warren Harding, Mark Powell and Bill Feuerer began what became one of the most controversial first

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Yosemite 1940s

A Bygone Era: Yosemite in the 1940s (video)

Here's an interesting archive reel from the 1940s of Yosemite National Park. Oh...how different things were back then.

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Ansel Adams 1932 by Charles Webber

A Look Into the Past

O’Shaunessy Dam June 1st, 1948. Photo by Charles Webber © California Academy of Sciences. Charles Webber was a member of

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Get John Muir’s ‘The Yosemite’ FREE for the iPad

If you couldn't wait yesterday and ran out to get an iPad first thing when they went on sale

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The Occupation of Mount Conness

The other day I watched an episode of Huell Howser's California's Gold about the Conness Glacier on PBS. Unfortunately

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Shaking, Rattling and Rolling

Keeler, CA - Now pretty much a ghost town is once again shaking and rattling as a nearby fault

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Lincoln Exhibit Coming to Oakhurst

Oakhurst is a small town just outside Yosemite's south entrance. Don't let that fool you though. Oakhurst is special.

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Catch the Ken Burns Special Early in Yosemite

If you're a local or even happen to be in the park but want to tear yourself away from

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