c.1870s-1923: Standing on Glacier Point

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Galen Clark, first Gaurdian of Yosemite

Sources: California Historical Society / Library of Congress / Milwaukee Public Museum / National Geographic / University of Southern California / Bennett Hall

7 Responses

  1. jmark nashville

    now we know why the life expectancy was about 45 back then lol

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  2. John

    Love the pithy warning. Can just imagine some old-timer shaking his head at those dang fool tourists.

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  3. piotnik

    “It is 3.000 feet [~914 m] to the bottom and no undertaker to meet you. Take no chances. There is a difference between bravery and just plain ordinary foolishness.”
    Ok, driving a crowded car on this rock is definitely NOT just plain ordinary foolishness..

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