One hundred and fifty years ago, the United States was in the midst of the Civil War. And yet, a group of men dared to press a curious idea. A magnificent valley and a grove of immense sequoia trees had been discovered in California. What if this land were to be preserved and protected from exploitation and development for all time?
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From the Upper Peninsula, Michigan
Sarah Blakely Posted: 07.04.2014 at 5:59 PM
CALUMET — She’s only 13 years old, and Aida Frey has already visited 163 National Parks. On July 4, she and her parents, Shawn and Norma, explored the sites of Keweenaw National Historical Park making the Copper Country stop number 164.
It all began when she was just nine years old visiting her first-ever National Park that sparked an interest in American history that led her to become a National Park Service Junior Ranger.
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