Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone's Old Faithful geyser

Yellowstone’s Old Faithful geyser

Yellowstone National Park is a national park located in the U.S. states of Wyoming, Montana, and Idaho. It was established by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant on March 1, 1872. Yellowstone was the first national park in the U.S. and is also widely held to be the first national park in the world. The park is known for its wildlife and its many geothermal features, especially Old Faithful geyser, one of its most popular features. It has many types of ecosystems, but the subalpine forest is the most abundant. It is part of the South Central Rockies forests ecoregion. Wikipedia

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Efforts being made to have Yellowstone declared a national parkEfforts being made to have Yellowstone declared a national park Thu, Jan 18, 1872 – 7 · Helena Weekly Herald (Helena, Montana) · Newspapers.comBill on making Yellowstone a national park is passed in SenateBill on making Yellowstone a national park is passed in Senate Thu, Feb 1, 1872 – 2 · Helena Weekly Herald (Helena, Montana) · Newspapers.comYellowstone National Park founded in 1872Yellowstone National Park founded in 1872 Fri, Apr 12, 1872 – 1 · The Neodesha Citizen (Neodesha, Kansas) · Newspapers.comDescription of Yellowstone 1872Description of Yellowstone 1872 Thu, Feb 8, 1872 – 1 · Hartford Courant (Hartford, Connecticut) · Newspapers.comAccount of Yellowstone geysers, 1891Account of Yellowstone geysers, 1891 Thu, Jul 30, 1891 – Page 1 · The Oshkosh Northwestern (Oshkosh, Wisconsin) · Newspapers.comSecretary of the Interior gives licences to transport passengers in YellowstoneSecretary of the Interior gives licences to transport passengers in Yellowstone Tue, Jun 13, 1893 – Page 5 · The Saint Paul Globe (Saint Paul, Minnesota) · Newspapers.comArticle identifies Mrs. H. H. Stone as alleged first woman to visit Yellowstone ParkArticle identifies Mrs. H. H. Stone as alleged first woman to visit Yellowstone Park Sat, May 13, 1899 – 12 · The Butte Daily Post (Butte, Montana) · Newspapers.comImprovements in Yellowstone Park 1904Improvements in Yellowstone Park 1904 Sun, Jun 26, 1904 – Page 2 · The Salt Lake Tribune (Salt Lake City, Utah) · Newspapers.comYellowstone Trail, 1915Yellowstone Trail, 1915 Sun, Jun 6, 1915 – Page 25 · Star Tribune (Minneapolis, Minnesota) · Newspapers.comPhoto of the Roosevelts at Yellowstone, 1937Photo of the Roosevelts at Yellowstone, 1937 Tue, Sep 28, 1937 – Page 8 · The St. Louis Star and Times (St. Louis, Missouri) · Newspapers.comNews coverage of the 1959 Yellowstone earthquakeNews coverage of the 1959 Yellowstone earthquake Tue, Aug 18, 1959 – 1 · The Press Democrat (Santa Rosa, California) · Newspapers.comImages from 1959 Yellowstone earthquakeImages from 1959 Yellowstone earthquake Wed, Aug 19, 1959 – Page 3 · The Des Moines Register (Des Moines, Iowa) · Newspapers.com"U.S.'s Largest Park - Yellowstone" Sun, May 5, 1968 – Page 23 · Battle Creek Enquirer (Battle Creek, Michigan) · Newspapers.com"Yellowstone Welcoming The Wolves at Its Door" Thu, Dec 19, 1968 – Page 9 · Great Falls Tribune (Great Falls, Montana) · Newspapers.comYellowstone fire timeline - 1988Yellowstone fire timeline - 1988 Sun, Sep 25, 1988 – 18 · The Atlanta Constitution (Atlanta, Georgia) · Newspapers.comThe effect of the 1988 fires on YellowstoneThe effect of the 1988 fires on Yellowstone Wed, Nov 23, 1988 – 54 · The Dispatch (Moline, Illinois) · Newspapers.comEditorial: Editorial: "Yellowstone needs wolves" Fri, Jul 9, 1993 – 4 · The Missoulian (Missoula, Montana) · Newspapers.comExpedition in 1870 led to the creation of Yellowstone National ParkExpedition in 1870 led to the creation of Yellowstone National Park Thu, Dec 8, 1994 – 6 · The Independent-Record (Helena, Montana) · Newspapers.comYellowstone National Park wildlifeYellowstone National Park wildlife Sun, Jul 27, 2003 – 168 · Daily News (New York, New York) · Newspapers.com"Yellowstone super volcano not ready to erupt" Thu, Oct 23, 2014 – Page D5 · Statesman Journal (Salem, Oregon) · Newspapers.com
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