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If You Feel the Same Twenty Years Hence: The Legacy of Colonel Charles Young

  “They wanted to name a tree for our captain but he refused, saying they could do so if they felt the same way, twenty years hence and they compromised on one for Booker T. Washington.” —Philip Winser   Sequoia … Continue reading

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The Karl Marx Tree

In the Fall of 1885 a group of socialist utopians created The Kaweah Colony in the Giant Forest in what is now Sequoia National Park.  Their community was based equal work and equal compensation for men and women.  The colonists filed … Continue reading

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