His Life Story
The complete and detailed Galen Clark biography by Yosemite historian, Shirley Sargent.
Book description: The life story of Galen Clark, who was instrumental in preseving
Yosemite Valley's integrity and beauty.
Lavishly illustrated, including historic photographs.
External Link, book available at Yosemite Gifts, 88 Pages, Illustrated, Softbound $8.95
|| 1891 Photograph© of Galen Clark
at Yosemite Valley on Horseback
Galen Clark was appointed State Guardian of Yosemite on May 21, 1866.
Clark was California's and the Nation's FIRST Park Ranger!
Clark is pictured here in Yosemite Valley in 1891, (image courtesy Michael G. Lynch)
during his second term as Park Guardian. Yosemite and the Mariposa Grove of Redwoods
were California State Parks from 1864 to 1906.
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Image © and rights owned by Michael G. Lynch, 2012