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A Tour Through Yellowstone: Tracing the Park’s Legislative History on Its 150th Anniversary

Posted by: Anna Price

Today marks Yellowstone National Park’s 150th anniversary. On March 1, 1872, President Grant signed into law a statute creating Yellowstone, making it America’s first national park. To celebrate this occasion, we have compiled legislative materials related to the park, including 19th century survey reports of the Wyoming Territory, bill texts, debates and votes on the …