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History

Fort Yellowstone
 

Managing the Matcheless Wonders—A History of Administraton Development in Yellowstone National Park, 1872-1965 - By Kiki Leigh Rydell and Mary Shivers Culpin, Yellowstone Center for Resources.

A History of Concession Development in Yellowstone National Park, 1872-1966 - By Mary Shivers Culpin, Yellowstone Center for Resources.

Yellowstone National Park, Its Exploration and Establishment - An online Yellowstone history book by Aubrey L. Haines.

Did You Know?

Dog Hooked to Travois for Transporting Goods.

Some groups of Shoshone Indians, who adapted to a mountain existence, chose not to acquire the horse. These included the Sheep Eaters, or Tukudika, who used dogs to transport food, hides, and other provisions. The Sheep Eaters lived in many locations in Yellowstone.