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Hermit Trail at sunrise, Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona, circa 1915-1919

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Alternate title:Sunrise from Hermit Trail, Grand Canyon, Arizona
Summary:The Hermit Trail in Grand Canyon National Park at sunrise, Arizona, circa 1915-1919. Caption reads: "Until recently the traveler who desired to explore the depths of Grand Canyon had little choice in trails and those who feared great heights and sheer precipices were at times anxious. Now there is a wide bridle path--it can hardly be called a trail--of comfortable grade and with a substantial wall on the outer edge leading into the Canyon at one of its most beautiful points. The new road is called "Hermit Trail' and parties go over it daily from El Tovar and Bright Angel Camp." Postmark date: October 30, 1919; Postcard number: H-1536; Message included.
Provider:Detroit Publishing Co.
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Michigan
Place of origin – Settlement:Detroit
Temporal subject: 1911-1920
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Zone :Grand Canyon National Park
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Arizona
Topical subjects:Trails & paths
National parks & reserves
Sunrises & sunsets
Genre:Postcards
ArchivesUM location:National Trust Library Postcard Collection
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
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