Yellowstone National Park, established by the U.S. Congress in 1872, was the first national park in the United States. The majority of the park's 3,468 square miles remain undeveloped, and visitors can explore more than 1,000 miles of trails. The park was designated a World Heritage site in 1978.
the oldest, one of the largest, and probably the best-known national park in the United States. It is situated in northwestern Wyoming and partly in southern Montana and eastern Idaho and includes the greatest concentration of geothermal features in the world.
Stretching more than 3,000 miles from the Atlantic to the Pacific, the United States of America is comprised of 50 states, each with its own unique traditions and history.
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Lawrence of Arabia dies, 1935
T.E. Lawrence, known to the world as Lawrence of Arabia, dies as a retired Royal Air Force mechanic living under an assumed name. The legendary war hero,…
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