In honor of the 150th anniversary of Yosemite becoming ‘official’

One of many waterfalls on the road into Yosemite National Park, early morning, March 16, 2007.

One of many waterfalls on the road into Yosemite National Park, early morning, March 16, 2007.

At Yosemite National Park, March 16, 2007.  The fabled location is celebrating its 150th Anniversary this year, marking the signing of the Yosemite Grant by then Presdient Abraham Linoln in 1864.

At Yosemite National Park, March 16, 2007. The fabled location is celebrating its 150th Anniversary this year, marking the signing of the Yosemite Grant by then Presdient Abraham Linoln in 1864.

At Yosemite National Park, March 17, 2007.  The fabled location is celebrating its 150th Anniversary this year, marking the signing of the Yosemite Grant by then Presdient Abraham Linoln in 1864.

At Yosemite National Park, March 17, 2007. The fabled location is celebrating its 150th Anniversary this year, marking the signing of the Yosemite Grant by then Presdient Abraham Linoln in 1864. This was the view out my window when I woke up that morning.

At Yosemite National Park, March 16, 2007.  The fabled location is celebrating its 150th Anniversary this year, marking the signing of the Yosemite Grant by then Presdient Abraham Linoln in 1864.

At Yosemite National Park, March 16, 2007. The fabled location is celebrating its 150th Anniversary this year, marking the signing of the Yosemite Grant by then Presdient Abraham Linoln in 1864.

More info on the history: http://www.nps.gov/featurecontent/yose/anniversary/timeline/1860s/index.html