TITLE

From the backcountry to the building zoo

AUTHOR(S)
Pam, Robin; Beller, Erin
PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
High Country News;3/17/2008, Vol. 40 Issue 5, p27
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the history of Pioneer History Center or the building zoo in Yosemite National Park, California. According to the author, there is an original 19th century bakery, a bank, wooden cabins, a blacksmith shop, a barn, a patrol cabin and a jail inside the building. The building was moved from various locations within the park and reassembled in the late 1950s and early 1960 after the war. During the building's prime in the 1960s and 1970s, a living history program livened up the site as costume park rangers baked bread in the bakery and gave tours of the board-and-batten wooden structures.
ACCESSION #
31433934

 

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