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Glacier Point Road, Between Chinquapin Flat & Glacier Point, Yosemite Village, Mariposa County, CA



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Location
Between Chinquapin Flat & Glacier Point, Yosemite Village, CA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER CA-157
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N842; N99).
Building/structure dates: 1874 initial construction
Significance: The Glacier Point Road is a scenic drive providing access to Yosemite's most popular overlook. The road was opened as a toll wagon road in the 1870s, and reconstructed as a modern highway in the 1930s.

Subjects
"Mission 66" Program
Roads
Transportation


Related Names
Washburn, Albert Henry
Olmsted, Frederick Law
Yosemite Stage & Turnpike Company
US Army Corps Of Engineers
Lippincott, Oliver
Hill, Louis C.
Grogan, Brian, Photographer
Quin, Richard H., Historian


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

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