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National Parks were created, in part, to protect land and resources from development and business interests. In the process of creating them, however, American Indians who lived in park areas were…

Explore the history of Fort Bridger, one of the main stops on the Overland Trail. Beginning as a trade post for the fur trade, and later an important stop for migrants heading west, Fort Bridger has…

Intentional communities have long been part of the American experience; perhaps inspired by the large expanses of unspoiled and inexpensive land, people wishing to live outside of mainstream culture…

In 1911-12 Emery and Ellsworth Kolb rafted the Grand, Green, and Colorado Rivers from Wyoming to California. They owned a photography studio at Bright Angel in the Grand Canyon and the expedition used…

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Intermountain Histories is a free website and mobile app that curates the histories of sites and events around the Intermountain West regions of Idaho, Wyoming, Montana, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, Arizona, and New Mexico. Discover the histories of the region’s peoples, places, institutions, events, cultures, and more. Using an interactive GPS-enabled map, you can take virtual or physical walking tours of historic sites. As your personal tour guide, Intermountain Histories provides historical information, photographs and images, documentary videos, audio interviews, oral histories, bibliographic citations, and other resources as you explore.