Category: History

Secret Yosemite – DVD

I just bought the DVD of the National Geographic show “Secret Yosemite”. It was broadcast this summer and is

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Photo of the Day: Hetch Hetchy by Jared Kelly

Most people think of as being a behemoth that holds back the Tuolumne keeping Valley

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Yosemite in the News: 1870-1913

The New York Times has made scans of early articles avaialble for free. A quick search of “Yosemite” turned

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A Mysterious Keepsake

Retro Traveler (aka Kolby) on Flickr posted this photo of a Yosemite key chain his grandfather cherished and left

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The Ahwahnee Celebrates 80th Birthday

Visitors to Yosemite know The Ahwahnee as well as they know Half Dome and Yosemite Falls and why not,

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Royal Robbins: Highlights Of His High Life

Growing up in Modesto California you couldn’t help but be familiar with Royal Robbins, one of the innovators of

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Bring History to Life with the Yosemite Theatre

One of the great experiences of Yosemite you’ll not want to miss is the Yosemite Theater. This season Lee

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Video: Introduction To Yosemite from OpenRoad.TV

Here’s a great introductory video from OpenRoad.tv with Doug McConnel. I really like their presentations and I’m glad they’re

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Check this Out: Annual Yosemite Indian Big Time June 16-17

If you’re in Yosemite Valley this weekend be sure to check out the annual Yosemite Indian Big Time at

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In the Footsteps of John Muir

Having been born and raised in the area I’ve always been keen on the idea of retracing John Muir’s

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