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The discovery of Yosemite 1833

Grant Hiskes

The discovery of Yosemite 1833

route of the Walker expedition"s trek through the Yosemite region

by Grant Hiskes

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Published by Red Fox Press in Livermore, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Discovery and exploration,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 77-81.

    Statementby Grant and John Hiskes
    ContributionsHiskes, John
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 122 p.
    Number of Pages122
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27119527M
    ISBN 101884580491
    ISBN 109781884580499
    OCLC/WorldCa456962371

    This reprint of the single most important original source regarding the early history of Yosemite Valley was long out of print. Written by the medical officer of the Mariposa Battalion, the first group of Euro-Americans ever to enter Yosemite Valley, the book chronicles a number of key historical events beginning in including discovery, the Yosemite Indian conflicts,/5(4). Discovery of the Yosemite and the Indian War of Which Led to That Event (High Sierra Classics Series) by Bunnell, Lafayette Houghton and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

    the Yosemite National Park. Acknowledgment On the early history of Yosemite the writer is indebted to Prof. J. D. Whitney for quotations from his volume entitled Yosemite Guide-Book, and to Dr. Bunnell for extracts from his interesting volume entitled Discovery of the Yosemite. Lafayette Bunnell, a member of the Mariposa Battalion during the Mariposa War and an early Yosemite pioneer, recorded in his book, Discovery of the Yosemite and the Indian War of Which Led to That Event, that the leader of the Ahwahneechees knew of a "small party of white men” who crossed the mountains to the north of the valley.

    A Way Across the Mountain, Joseph Walker’s Trans-Sierran Passage and the Myth of Yosemite’s Discovery, by Scott Stine $ From July to November , Joseph R. Walker led a brigade of fifty-eight fur trappers, with two hundred horses and a year’s provisions, from the Rocky Mountains of Wyoming to the Pacific coast of central. Discovery of the Yosemite, and the Indian war of (originally published ) contains his account of that event, beginning with the history of the battalion and the tribal unrest that inspired its creation. He goes on to chronicle the unit's march from its camp near Agua Fria into the mountains down the South Fork of the Merced River.


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The book concludes with chapters of the Valley’s history afterdiscussions of the region’s flora and fauna, and a chapter on the discovery of the sequoias and their later exploitation. A biography of Dr.

Bunnell appears in Hank Johnston Yosemite’s Yesterdays, v. 2. For many years, certain phrases of Leonard's sounded like they fit Yosemite; "discovery" of that valley by white Americans was a point of pride for many.

But were these evocative phrases really telling of Yosemite, or someplace else. This is a pretty specialized book but one long overdue. For a long time, Joseph Walker's The discovery of Yosemite 1833 book of the /5(12). Anyone interested in the early days of the discovery of Yosemite and the way the Indians were treated and banished from Yosemite to make room for the miners and homesteaders will find this a fascinating book.

Written by Dr Bunnel the official medical officer of the Mariposa Battalion, it is a eyewitness account of the 1st white men to lay eyes Cited by:   But in fact this tale of Yosemite’s discovery has no basis or support in firsthand accounts of the Sierran crossing. Moreover, there is much in those accounts that contradicts Yosemite lore, and much that points to a trans-Sierran route well north of Yosemite : University of Oklahoma Press.

A Way Across the Mountain: Joseph Walker's Trans-Sierran Passage and the Myth of Yosemite's Discovery - Kindle edition by Stine, Scott. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading A Way Across the Mountain: Joseph Walker's Trans-Sierran Passage and the Myth of Yosemite's Discovery/5(12).

Discovery of the Yosemite and the Indian War of Condition is Good. See d with USPS Media Mail. The Discovery Of Yosemite Grant Hiskes Paperback Book.

$ Free shipping. VTG Cow Parade Hardcover Book Zurich's Lighter Side Neptun Switzerland Baumann. $ Free date: Half Dome – Yosemite Musing On Saturday I attended the Pleasanton Library’s presentation by John Hiskes about the above subject.

He and his son have written “The Discovery of Yosemite in ,” to record this event that occurred a full 2 decades before the well document Mariposa Battalion arrived. This sighting gets very little publicity with being the date that most books. The first published account of Yosemite Valley was written by Lt.

Tredwell Moore for the Januissue of the Mariposa Chronicle, establishing the modern spelling of Yosemite. Bunnell described his awestruck impressions of the valley in his book, The Discovery of the Yosemite, published in The book here presented is the result of an attempt to correct existing errors relative to the Yosemite Valley.

It was originally designed to compress the matter in this volume within the limits of a magazine article, but this was soon found to be impracticable; and, at the suggestion of Gen.

Berry, of Winona, Minnesota, it was decided to “write a book.”. Title Discovery of the Yosemite, and the Indian war ofwhich led to that event. Summary Lafayette Houghton Bunnell () was a member of the Mariposa Battalion that became the white discoverers of the Yosemite Valley in when they rode out in search of Native American tribal leaders involved in recent raids on American settlements.

There is some disagreement among historians as to who should receive credit for the discovery, but the most authentic evidence indicates that the Joseph R. Walker exploration party saw the giant sequoias in in either the Merced or the Tuolumne Grove of Yosemite National Park.

The discovery was not publicized at first except in the journal. A Way Across the Mountain book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. From July to NovemberJoseph R. Walker led a brigade of fi /5(1). The first tree discovered is at the northeast edge of the grove near the tree now known as the Wawona or Tunnel Tree.

Clark wrote, inan account of his discovery for D. Foley, who used it in his Yosemite Souvenir and Guide (). Clark said, among other things, "A few days later I was in the lower portion of the grove, and, as they. The discovery of a rich placer would have attracted some attention, but mere scenery none at all.

The wonderful valley remained practically undisturbed for three years longer. Early in the year one of the very meager descriptions of Yosemite called forth by the events of and came by chance to the notice of J. Hutchings. Discovery Of The Yosemite, And The Indian War OfWhich Led To That Event [Bunnell, Lafayette Houghton] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Discovery Of The Yosemite, And The Indian War OfWhich Led To That Event. Book Review | November 01 Review: A Way Across the Mountain: Joseph Walker’s Trans-Sierran Passage and the Myth of Yosemite’s Discovery by Scott Stine A Way Across the Mountain: Joseph Walker’s Trans-Sierran Passage and the Myth of Yosemite’s Discovery.

Sierran Passage and the Myth of Yosemite's Discovery. Scott Stine Ph.D. A Way Across the Mountain: Joseph Walker's Trans-Sierran Passage and the Myth of Yosemite's Discovery Scott Stine Ph.D. From July to NovemberJoseph R. Walker led a brigade of fifty-eight fur trappers, with two hundred.

Book: All Authors / Contributors: Hank Johnston. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: ix, pages: illustrations, maps ; 32 cm: Contents: The discovery of Yosemite () --Pioneer days in Yosemite Valley () --Establishment of the Yosemite Grant.

Get this from a library. A Way across the mountain: Joseph Walker's Trans-Sierran Passage and the myth of Yosemite's discovery. [Scott Stine]. This reprint of the single most important original source regarding the early history of Yosemite Valley was long out of print.

Written by the medical officer of the Mariposa Battalion, the first group of Euro-Americans ever to enter Yosemite Valley, the book chronicles a number of key historical events beginning in including discovery, the Yosemite Indian conflicts, the naming of.

Author: S. Salas Date: I want to start a discussion of Lafayette Bunnell's book "The Discovery of the Yosemiteand the war that led to that event".indeed seen Yosemite Valley some forty years earlier. Before he died inhe ordered that the line "Camped at Yosemite, Nov. 13, " be inscribed on his tombstone in Martinez, California.

A better-validated sighting of Yosemite Valley took place early in October,although the discovery went unrecognized for nearly a century.Buy this book at Discovery of the Yosemite and the Indian War of Which Led to That Event (Paperback, ) Next: Introduction Discovery of the Yosemite, by Lafayette H.

Bunnell Discovery of the Yosemite () by Lafayette H. Bunnell 2.