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Events Reveal Crown of the Continent Timeline

Series: This is Montana | Story 14

It took more than 60 years to create Glacier National Park, which is the foundation of the much larger natural system called the Crown of the Continent that we study and celebrate today. The events that led to the formation of the park and the surrounding ecosystem are regarded today as the bedrock of the conservation movement in America.

What follows then is a timeline as we see it:

1849 – George...

 

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