Taking advantage of a clause in the Antiquities Act of 1906, President Theodore Roosevelt declared the Grand Canyon a National Monument on January 11, 1908. It would not become a National Park until 1919, after several frustrated attempts designate it one.
Have you ever been to the Grand Canyon?
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- birdcageinyoursoul answered: Yes, twice! Once when I was 12, and then again this past summer. This time I actually got to raft the Colorado and camp for two day in there.
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- daviddasilva answered: Yes. It’s the grandest canyon.
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