Tall trees and American exceptionalism
South Bend Tribune
VISALIA, Calif. — In Sequoia National Park in California, tall trees beckon 1 million visitors a year. The tourists come from all over the world to see something exceptional: the largest living things on Earth.
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Magnificent Yosemite, It may be a little chilly in spring, but the grandeur of …
The tireless 19th-century efforts of famed naturalist John Muir helped to establish Yosemite as the country's third national park (after Yellowstone and Sequoia) in 1890. The eloquence of Muir, who traveled much of the park by foot and committed his …