28 May '11, 5pm

Today in 1892: @Sierra_Club is organized in San Francisco. John Muir and the history of the club:

Today in 1892: @Sierra_Club is organized in San Francisco. John Muir and the history of the club:

Likewise, Club-sponsored events furthered the organization's educational purposes. In its early years, the Club shared offices with the California Academy of Sciences and the Geographical Society of the Pacific, wherein it often sponsored public educational and scientific meetings. John Wesley Powell, chief of the United States Geological Survey, lectured in 1892 on his exploration of the Grand Canyon of the Colorado River, and in 1895 the Club sponsored a discussion of "The National Parks and Forest Reservations," including addresses by Muir, LeConte, and Dudley.

Full article: http://www.sierraclub.org/history/origins/

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