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date: 23 February 2020

Sierra Club. 

Source:
The Oxford Companion to United States History
Author(s):
Michael P. CohenMichael P. Cohen

The Sierra Club of California was founded by San Francisco Bay area businessmen and university professors in 1892, “To explore, enjoy, and render accessible the mountain regions of the Pacific Coast; to publish authentic information concerning them; [and to enlist the support and cooperation of the people and the government in preserving the forests and other natural features of the Sierra Nevada Mountains.” Under the founding president John ... ...

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