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The Folsom-Cook exploration of the upper Yellowstone in the year 1869 ...

David E. Folsom

The Folsom-Cook exploration of the upper Yellowstone in the year 1869 ...

With a preface

by David E. Folsom

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Published by [H.L. Collins co., printers] in St. Paul, Minn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cook, Charles W., -- 1839-1927,
  • Peterson, William, -- 1834-1939,
  • Yellowstone National Park -- Discovery and exploration

  • Edition Notes

    Microfilm. New Haven, Conn. : Research Publications, 1975. -- 1 reel ; 35 mm. -- (Western Americana : frontier history of the Trans-Mississippi West, 1550-1900 ; reel 194, no. 2002)

    Statementby Nathaniel P. Langford.
    SeriesWestern Americana, 1550-1900 -- reel 194, no. 2002.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination22 p.
    Number of Pages22
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18088959M

    Proceedings of the National Park Conference, held at the Yellowstone National Park, September 11 pp. Contains a discussion of national-park problems by officers of the Government and other persons interested. National-park pictures collected and exhibited by the Department of . Subjects: (Benjamin Franklin), (Ferdinand Vandeveer), (Frederick Adolph), (Gouverneur Kemble), (John Strong), (William Franklin), (William Hemsley), (William Selby), Baird, Spencer Fullerton, .

    Early Exploration of the Yellowstone First reports of the "wonders" of the upper Yellowstone by trappers and mountain men were ridiculed and dismissed as "tall tales." Sixty years passed before formal expeditions penetrated the region. In the spring of , Rick and Susie Graetz penned an article on the entire Yellowstone River and included a section on the river's course from its headwaters in Wyoming's.

    In , the Folsom-Cook-Peterson Expedition traveled across what would just three years later, become the world’s first national park. The group departed Bozeman, Montana, despite warnings from friends that their journey was “the next thing to suicide” and made their way south along the divide that separates the Gallatin and Yellowstone. Subjects: () ,4S Antarctica Discovery and exploration Natural history Nordenskjöld, Otto, Svenska sydpolarexpeditionen Swedish Correspondence: Emory (William) and Engelmann (George),


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The Folsom-Cook exploration of the upper Yellowstone in the year 1869 .. by David E. Folsom Download PDF EPUB FB2

Genre/Form: Personal narratives: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Folsom, David E. Folsom-Cook exploration of the upper Yellowstone in the year   "The valley of the upper Yellowstone, by David E.

Folsom" reprinted from the Western monthly of July It records and exploration of the headwaters of the Yellowstone River in by Charles W. Cook, David E. Folsom, and William Peterson.

The Folsom-cook Exploration Of The Upper Yellowstone In The Year [Folsom, David E., Nathaniel Pitt Langford] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Folsom-cook Exploration Of The Upper Yellowstone In The Year Author: David E. Folsom. In Nathaniel P.

Langford republished this article under the title "The Folsom-Cook Exploration of the Upper Yellowstone in the yearby David E.

Folsom." Every reference to the article, except the signature in the Western Monthly, speaks of it as having been written by Folsom, and Director Albright informs me that Mr. Cook told him.

Get this from a library. The Folsom-Cook exploration of the upper Yellowstone in the year With a preface. [David E Folsom].

The Folsom Party () Fifty-three years later Cook recalled that start, and the attitude with which friends viewed their venture, quoting thus from his diary: The long-talked-of expedition to the Yellowstone is off at last but shorn of the prestige attached to the names of a score of the brightest luminaries in the social firmament of Montana.

This heavily illustrated book is an account of a German Arctic expedition, published in by its commander Karl Koldewey () and in this English translation in The states of northern Germany had a long tradition of trade and exploration in northern : Karl Koldewey.

The Cook–Folsom–Peterson Expedition of was the first organized expedition to explore the region that became Yellowstone National privately financed expedition was carried out by David E. Folsom, Charles W. Cook and William Peterson of Diamond City, Montana, a gold camp in the Confederate Gulch area of the Big Belt Mountains east of Helena, Montana.

Historians generally credit the Folsom-Cook-Peterson expedition as the first serious effort to explore and document the wonders of the upper Yellowstone. Trappers and prospectors had been telling stories for decades about fountains of boiling water, canyons a thousand feet deep, and mountains of glass.

At first people discounted such reports as tall tales, but by the late s, it became. Folsom, David E. "Folsom-Cook Exploration of the Upper Yellowstone in the Year ," Contributions, Montana Historical Society, V (), Freeman, L.

"Protect the Game in Yellowstone Park," Forest and Stream, XV (Dec. ), Discover Book Depository's huge selection of David Folsom books online.

Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. When President Ulysses S. Grant created Yellowstone National Park with the signing of the Act of Dedication, March 1,it was the result of three major expeditions into the region, expeditions that brought the wonders of Yellowstone into public view.

Prior tothe Yellowstone region—its rivers, waterfalls, lakes, mountains, valleys and geothermal features were essentially part of. Full text of "The Folsom-Cook-Peterson Expedition of " See other formats t lU ™tl The Folsom-Conk-Peterson Ex pedition of ifl*o This journey by three men ("two yankee quakers and a dane") is considered by ma ny to have been the first attempt at organized exploration of the area that is now Yellowstone Park.

The Folsom-Cook Exploration of the Upper Yellowstone in the Year av David E Folsom, Nathaniel Pitt Langford Inbunden, Engelska, "Preface to The Folsom Cook Exploration of the Upper Yellowstone, ()". Contributions to the Historical Society of Montana. V: – Langford, Nathaniel P. The Discovery of Yellowstone Park--Diary of the Washburn Expedition to the Yellowstone and Firehole Rivers in the Year St Paul, MN: Frank Jay Haynes.

Author of Vigilante Days and Ways, The Discovery of Yellowstone Park, and Diary of the Washburn Expedition to the Yellowstone and Firehole Rivers in the Year /5. Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Nathaniel Pitt Langford books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles.

mentioned in Langford’s preface to The Folsom-Cook Exploration of the Upper Yellowstone in the Year (St. Paul mn: privately printed, ), 4. ———. Letter to Nathaniel Langford, date unknown, excerpted in Albert Matthews, “The Word Park in the United States,” PublicationsoftheColo-nial Society of Massachusetts 7 (): Cited by: 6.

It continued soon after the Civil War, and Mathews' sketches were important contributions. The upper Yellowstone River was explored by the Folsom-Cook expedition in ,3 and by the Hayden expedition of Yellowstone National Park was established inand the USGS in Publius Virgilius Rogers papers, Collection Number: Hand-Book of the American Economic Associationtogether with Report of the Eighth Annual Meeting The Folsom-Cook Exploration of the Upper Yellowstone in the Yearby David E.

Folsom with a preface by Nathaniel P. Langford. Box 2. A Brief Synopsis of Mountain Men in Yellowstone But further general knowledge probably jumps to the fall of when the Folsom-Cook-Peterson exploration roamed through the wilds of Yellowstone.

It was a private venture and their adventures were published in the Chicago Western Monthly the following year. there was a lot of.RMMxml Guide to the Publius Virgilius Rogers papers, Rogers, Publius Virgilius papers, D.D.

1 Hand-Book on Mormonism 1 The Utica Orphan Asylum 1 An Appeal for the Equipment of the Secretary's Report No. 1 2 The Folsom-Cook Exploration of the Upper Yellowstone in the Yearby David E.

Chapter Three The origins of the Washburn - Langford – Doane Expedition of In exploring as in hunting there is an element of chance which cannot be provided against.

No foresight will avail, no calculations will detect, no energy will overcome. Caution might prevent, but with caution no results will be obtained.

Risk.