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Echoes from the Canyon Returns

Behind Grand Canyon's stunning landscape there are stories of people who lived off the land, explored, mined, and exploited it, raised a family and business, and fought to protect it for future generations.

Travel back in time again for Grand Canyon's 2nd annual living history event, "Echoes from the Canyon". Meet eight important people who made Grand Canyon what it is today. Join us for three evening events at the McKee Amphitheater:

Monday, June 24th
Saturday, July 6th
Saturday, August 10th


For more on "Echoes from the Canyon", please contact Interpretive Ranger Erin Whittaker at (928) 638-7789. For information on Grand Canyon National Park and how to plan your Grand Canyon trip, visit us on the web at http://www.nps.gov/grca/planyourvisit/ or call our information line at (928) 638-7888.
 
 
Poster for 2013 Echoes of the Canyon showing the actors standing in front of a steam locomotive.
Photo by Tyson Joye. Poster design by Kristi Rugg.
 

Did You Know?

GRAND CANYON'S DESERT VIEW WATCHTOWER

Building a structure that provides the widest possible view of the Grand Canyon yet harmonizes with its setting was architect Mary Colter's goal when the Santa Fe Railroad hired her in 1930 to design a gift shop and rest area at Desert View Point. The Watchtower opened in May of 1933. More...