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A Pioneer Dead -- In San Francisco on Sunday last, Aaron HARRIS was found dead in bed. On that day a family reunion was to be held to celebrate the forty-first anniversary of the marriage of Mr. and Mrs. Harris. He was the first man to drive a stage into the Yosemite.
Sacramento Bee
Sacramento, Sacramento County, California
Tuesday 9 January 1906

 Links to websites of historical interest of Yosemite National Park.
(also see Native Americans of Yosemite Page)

American Park Network- Yosemite History

First Yosemite Park Rangers- Charles A. Leidig and Archie O. Leonard

The Buffalo Soldiers of Yosemite

Yosemite and the Military

Yosemite History: Frederick Law Olmsted, Landscape Architect

Yosemite Valley Railroad- by Clayton Guest 

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