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The Serenity Of Yosemite   11 comments

June 30, 1864 is when the area that eventually became Yosemite National Park was first recognized as a park. That was a very, very good decision. Tweeted by the US Department of the Interior, 6/30/14.

On June 30, 1864, Congress enacted and President Abraham Lincoln signed the Yosemite Grant Act, establishing the Yosemite Valley and Mariposa Grove as the first protected wild land for all time. Photo: Kevin Perez. Tweeted by the US Department of the Interior, 6/30/14.

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