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It Happened in Yosemite National Park

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True Tales from Yosemite National Park’s past—from an ancient mile-deep “snow blitz”
to President Kennedy’s ghostly rocking chair
 
Get a whole new view of one of America’s most priceless natural wonders with It Happened In Yosemite National Park, which tells the story of Yosemite in twenty-nine short episodes—revealing the intriguing people and events that have shaped the area’s past and present.
 
Join a young Ahwahneechee in 1853 on his sorrowful journey deep into the park’s future boundaries to mourn lost relatives, a lost chief, and a lost tribe.

Behold the spectacle that wowed visitors one day in 1874—a waterfall seemingly on fire!

Meet a fifteen-year-old boy named Ansel Adams who, in 1916, took photographs of El Capitan, hoping to carry a bit of its magnificent spirit away with him.

Go back to July 4, 1970, when an incendiary mix of pop and politics saw the valley of peace host its very own undeclared war.
 

AAbout the Author

Ray Jones is the author or coauthor of numerous books on history and travel. The founding editor of Albuquerque Living magazine and a former writing coach atSouthern Living, he now lives in Pebble Beach, California.

Joe Lubow is a freelance writer living in Santa Cruz, California.
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