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Yosemite National Park Renovates Historic Post Office

The historic Yosemite Village Post Office, completed in 1925, is receiving new wood shingle siding as part of the park’s efforts to maintain and restore historic buildings. Yosemite National Park crews are currently installing sugar pine shingle siding along the upper level of the building. Once the siding is installed, …

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Yosemite’s Historic Wawona Hotel Fountains Spring to Life

With its white wooden buildings, verandas and sprawling green lawns, Yosemite’s Wawona Hotel cradles its visitors in Victorian elegance. Two signature features of this National Landmark — the stone fountain in front of the hotel and a fountain at the entrance to the adjacent Thomas Hill Studio — have again …

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Yosemite National Park Historic Preservation Program Receives the 2011 Appleman-Judd-Lewis Award

The Historic Preservation Program in Yosemite National Park was awarded the 2011 Appleman-Judd-Lewis Award on September 19, 2012. The award recognizes expertise and outstanding contributions to cultural resource stewardship and management by permanent full-time employees of the National Park Service (NPS).

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Lottery Now Open for Historic Ostrander Ski Hut in Yosemite’s Backcountry

Yosemite Conservancy announced today that it is accepting online reservation lottery forms for the 2014-2015 season at historic Ostrander Ski Hut, the cherished rustic stone cabin used by experienced cross-country skiers who make the strenuous 10-mile journey from Badger Pass Ski Area to Ostrander Lake in Yosemite National Park.

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Yosemite National Park to Change Historic Property Names

Yosemite National Park Superintendent Don Neubacher announced today that the names of several buildings and facilities within the park will be renamed to eliminate potential trademark infringement issues with the current concessioner of Yosemite, DNC Parks & Resorts at Yosemite, Inc. (DNCY), a subsidiary of the Delaware North Companies. The …

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