February 26, 1919~ Grand Canyon National Park is established

The Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone by Thomas Moran

1872 / Oil on canvas mounted on aluminum / 84”x144 1/4” / Smithsonian American Art Museum

Thomas “Yellowstone” Moran: Influencing Change with Art~
https://www.npca.org/articles/376-thomas-yellowstone-moran-influencing-change-with-art

The Nature of Art: Communicating Park Science, Nature and Culture through Art~
https://www.nps.gov/articles/aps-v10-i2-c10.htm

FEBRUARY 26 — FOUR NATIONAL PARKS ESTABLISHED (1917-1929)
http://todayinconservation.com/2018/02/february-26-four-national-parks-established-1917-1929/

Previous February 26 posts:

February 26~ African-American visual artists

Elihu Vedder: Born February 26, 1836

Johnny Cash: Born February 26, 1932

Artist Birthday Quiz for 2/26~

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