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Two of the largest Sequoia redwood trees in the world by volume are at Sequoia National Park, 109 miles south-southeast of Yosemite, the General Sherman (on right) being the largest, standing at 275 feet, seeded between 700 and 300 B.C., with the General Grant, 267 feet (center), 2,700 years old second most massive; highest tree in the world is a 316-foot Sequoia at Redwood Mountain Grove, Calif.

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HISTORY CORNER: YOSEMITE
November 21, 2021 1 a.m.

HISTORY CORNER: YOSEMITE

Jewel of American Parks

“There can be nothing in the world more beautiful than the Yosemite, the groves of the giant sequoias and redwoods, the Canyon of the Colorado, the Canyon of the Yellowstone, the Three Tetons; and our people should see to it that they are preserved for their children and their children's children forever…”