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Camp Curry, Yosemite National Park, California, circa 1915-1930

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Alternate title:Yosemite National Park. The Fire Fall, Glacier Point.
Summary:A postcard featuring the entrance to Camp Curry in Yosemite National Park, California, circa 1915-1930. In the background, the "firefall" is visible. Caption reads: "Each night during the summer season, for the pleasure of their guests and all visitors to Yosemite, the management of Camp Curry have established a gorgeous spectacular custom. A huge bon fire is built on Glacier Point 3,200 feet directly above the Camp. At the conclusion of their nightly camp fire entertainment the burning embers are pushed from the point above, and this cataract of fire and sparks make a sheer drop of over 2,000 feet before striking any obstacles, a sight long to be remembered." Postcard numbers: 328 and 92660.
Provider:Western Publishing & Novelty Co.
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:California
Place of origin – Settlement:Los Angeles
Temporal subject: 1911-1920
1921-1930
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:California
Geographical subject – Settlement:Yosemite
Topical subjects:National parks & reserves
Lodging houses
Camping
Yosemite National Park
Genre:Postcards
ArchivesUM location:National Trust Library Postcard Collection
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
Agriculture, Environment, Conservation, the Natural World
Sports, Recreation
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
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