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Historic Glacier National Park: The Stories Behind One of America's Great Treasures

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By: Randi Minetor (Author)

Lyons Press

Paperback | Nov 2016 | #228378 | ISBN-13: 9781493018079
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About this book

Historic Glacier National Park captures the most interesting moments in the park's history, the slices of life in northwestern Montana that provide an idea of what life was like for those who chose to explore this gloriously beautiful snowy corner of the United States. There's the presence of Native Americans in nearly every aspect of the park's history, the significant influence of the Great Northern Railway as a leader as the park gained its footing, and people who made history in this astonishing Rocky Mountain landscape. Once Congress decided to make Glacier a national park, developers created hotels, chalets, campgrounds, residences, and the most spectacularly scenic road in the United States. Historic Glacier National Park provides just enough of this rich history to make the experience of visiting the park better than expected.


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Biography

Randi Minetor has written over twenty books for Globe Pequot Press, including five books on New York hiking in the Best Easy Day Hikes series, Backyard Birding: A Guide to Attracting and Identifying Birds, Hiking Waterfalls New York (FalconGuides), Scenic Routes & Byways New York, and Day Trips Hudson River Valley. He lives in Rochester, New York.

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