History

Celebrate the rich history of the Sequoia region.

Sequoia Photographer, C.C. Curtis

Legendary pioneer and Sequoia ‘Big Tree’ photographer, Charles Clifford (C.C.) Curtis who lived from 1862-1956…

The New Sequoia Forests of California by John Muir

The main forest belt of the Sierra Nevada is restricted to the western flank, and…

A Hero of Sequoia: Colonel Charles Young

When the new military superintendent for the summer of 1903 arrived in Sequoia National Park…

The Mammoth Sequoia Trees of California by Middleton and Strobridge

In one of the great oil colored chromolithographs of called Mammoth Trees, Middleton, Strobridge &…

First President to visit Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks

Did you know… President George W. Bush is the first president to ever visit Sequoia…

The Sequoia Flume

The Kings River Flume Running from the high elevations of the Sierra Nevada Mountain Range…

John Muir writes the President

In one of the most poetic pieces of literature we’ve come across, John Muir writes…

Sierra or Sierras?

The Spanish word sierra means “range of mountains,” and is usually found in combination with…

Teddy Roosevelt’s Western Trout

In addition to being one of the greatest Presidents in history, Teddy Roosevelt was also…

Smokey Bear History

The guardian of our forest has been a part of the American scene for so…