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Aug
14
Wednesday
Aug
14
Wed
Lecture Series: Author John ClaytonEducation :: Lecture
Lecture Series: Author John Clayton
5:30 PM
The History Museum
Description:
Join us at The History Museum for a free Lecture Series presented by John Clayton, award winning author of Natural Rivals: John Muir, Giffrod Pinchot, and the Creation of America's Public Lands.

Event sponsored by Humanities Montana
Reception by Montana Wilderness Association Members, 5:30-6:30

What happens when the rivaling perspectives of John Muir and Gifford Pinchot meet? The new idea that some landscapes, national parks and land, should be collectively, permanently owned by the government -- and thus, "in commons" by the American people was in question in the late 1800s. Although many people today think of public lands as an American birthright, their very existence was then in doubt, and dependent on a merger of the talents of these two men.
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Age Group: All Ages
Venue: The History Museum
Address: 422 2nd St S Great Falls, Montana 59405
Phone: (406) 452-3462

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