Yellowstone – The First National Park

On March 1, 1872 President Ulysses S. Grant signed the Yellowstone National Park Protection Act into law.  The world now had its first national park!  This law was the result of the national interest being piqued by several expeditions to study and explore Yellowstone during the prior decade. Expeditions in 1869 and 1870 served to drive interest […]

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