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News about Yosemite from CBS47

End of summer, the waterfalls have slacked to nothing, but there’s still PLENTY to do at Yosemite National Park! CBS47’s Angela Greenwood shows you what you can do as fall approaches.

June 30, 1864 – Yosemite Grant

  On this day in 1864 President Lincoln signed a bill drafted by both houses of the 38th Congress of the United States officially creating the Yosemite Grant.  While Yellowstone ultimately became the first National Park, this was the first instance of park land being set aside for preservation and public use by the federal government. …

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