Insider's Look Podcast 13: Oct. 23, 2009
On Saturday, October 31, at 8:30 p.m. - join us for a who’s who of Grand Canyon history during a Halloween full moon walk through the historic Grand Canyon Village Cemetery. The cemetery, located just west of the Shrine of Ages, contains 304+ plots of early pioneers, settlers, veterans, park officials and workers and their immediate family members. Stories from the past bring alive the unique personalities that helped to create the community that we have now.
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Did You Know?
The more recent Kaibab limestone caprock, on the rims of the Grand Canyon, formed 270 million years ago. In contrast, the oldest rocks within the Inner Gorge at the bottom of Grand Canyon date to 1.84 billion years ago. Geologists currently estimate the age of Earth at 4.5 billion years.