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Yellowstone History: Norris Blockhouse

norris blockhouse 1879 photographer unknown

Before Fort Yellowstone came to be in the Mammoth area, the seat of power in Yellowstone National Park lay in another structure: the Norris blockhouse.

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Yellowstone History: The Misadventure of Truman Everts

Artwork from the Scribner's Monthly article, "Thirty-Seven Days of Peril"

October 10, 1870: Truman Everts was found in Yellowstone National Park after being lost for over a month.

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Yellowstone History: Grotto Geyser


Grotto Geyser is, hands-down, one of the most unusual thermal features in Yellowstone National Park.

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Giant Geyser Erupts After Over Five Years


Some surprising news out of Yellowstone National Park: Giant Geyser, one of its most powerful, erupted early this morning around 5:03 a.m. MST.

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Yellowstone Books: Yellowstone and the Great West


Although it was not the first expedition through the region, the 1871 Hayden Geological Survey really did help Yellowstone become a national park.

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Yellowstone Books: Empire of Shadows

Black Canyon of the Yellowstone_2008

Who would ever go so far as to call Yellowstone National Park an “empire of shadows?”

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Glass Cliffs And Nutmeg: Weird Tales From Yellowstone History

Yellowstone National Park South Entrance, Yellowstone visitation

If you had never seen Yellowstone National Park before, how would you react to a description of it?

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