National Parks: America's Best Idea "Going Home"

Pictured: Grand Teton National Park. Photo by Craig Mellish.
Pictured: Grand Teton National Park. Photo by Craig Mellish.

Going Home (1920-1933)

The advent of the automobile allows more people than ever before to visit the parks. In Wyoming, John D. Rockefeller Jr. begins quietly buying up land in the Teton Mountain Range and valley in a secret plan to donate it to the government as a park.

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1 hour 57 minutes
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