The Seattle Times


Monday, June 30, 2014

Yosemite celebrates 150th anniversary

Visitors at Tunnel View, like Kaori Nishimura and Eriko Kuboi, from Japan, center facing, enjoy the views of Yosemite National Park, Calif. Tunnel View is a scenic vista which shows off El Capitan, Half Dome and Bridalveil Fall. Yosemite National Park on Monday is celebrating the 150th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln's signing of the Yosemite Grant Act, which protected Yosemite Valley and Mariposa Grove.