Thursday, February 26, 2009

Today In History

26th February, 1919: Congress established Grand Canyon National Park which includes the Grand Canyon, a gorge of the Colorado River, considered to be one of the major natural wonders of the world in Arizona. This is considered by many to be one of the earliest successes the environmental conservation movement.

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1 comment:

Rosie said...

I've traveled a little...not a lot, but I have been to Europe, Japan and many, many places in the U.S. I'm so grateful the Grand Canyon is preserved as a National Park. It's one of my favorite places on earth.