Posts Tagged ‘Grand Canyon National Park’


Grand Canyon National Park – Video History: National Geographic

Grand Canyon National Park – Video History: Watch this five-minute video on the history of the Grand Canyon National Park from the National Geographic Society. One hundred years ago, on February 26, 1919, the Grand Canyon was designated as a national park. But the road to federal protection was difficult. At one point, the Grand […]

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Grand Canyon National Park – Historical Video: John Wesley Powell, Canyon Geologist

Video History – Grand Canyon: This USGS film from 1969 recreates the 1869 John Wesley Powell expedition down the Green & Colorado Rivers to mark its 100th anniversary. Directed by Edwin McKee, other credits within the film. In 1869, John Wesley Powell set out to explore the Colorado River and the Grand Canyon. Gathering nine […]

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