Olmsted and Yosemite: Civil War, Abolition, and the National Park Idea

Rold Diamant
Friday, June 24, 2022
11:00-12:00

Olmsted and Yosemite: Civil War, Abolition, and the National Park Idea

Historian and former national park superintendent Rolf Diamant explains how anti-slavery activism, civil war, and the remaking of government gave rise to the American public park and concept of national parks.