Glacier Park, 1916

By | August 17, 2016

From the Hungry Horse News

The Flathead Beacon says… On Aug. 25, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson picked up a dip pen in the White House and scratched his signature on H.R. 15522, the Organic Act, creating the National Park Service. That simple act of putting pen to paper was the culmination of years of work by naturalists, conservationists and even industrialists to convince the federal government to create a single bureau to care for the 7,290 square miles of park land set aside for the enjoyment by the masses. Read the full story here.

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