Glacier National Park

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Pres. William Howard Taft signed the bill creating Glacier National Park in 1910, and a wilderness paradise in northwestern Montana was born. This book illustrates the park's evolution, from the Great Northern Railroad days, Native American presence, lodges, chalets, and camps, to majestic scenery and wildlife—all in vintage postcards. The opening of Glacier National Park coincided with the popularity of postcards across the nation, and hence this visual documentation of Glacier's many wonders is thorough and encompassing. With the celebration of its centennial in 2010, Glacier National Park continues to provide us with one of the last best places to visit.
ISBN: 9780738580807
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: Montana
Series: Postcard History Series
Images: 227
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
Montana native Tom Mulvaney has collected Glacier National Park postcards for decades, and his collection now numbers over 4,000. Many wonderful Glacier National Park images are published for the first time in this volume, providing a unique visual perspective of this park for all readers. Mulvaney has written two other Postcard History Series books—Helena and Bozeman and the Gallatin Valley.
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