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Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Happy 150th anniversary, Yosemite

Yosemite National Park ranger Shelton Johnson wears the uniform of a Buffalo Soldier while saddled on his horse during the 150th anniversary celebration at Yosemite National Park. On June 30, 1864, President Abraham Lincoln signed the Yosemite Land Grant which eventually led to the national parks system.