Norris Soldier Station, Yellowstone National Park
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Norris Soldier Station, Yellowstone National Park by Aubrey L. Haines

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Published by Division of History, U.S. Office of Archeology and Historic Preservation in Washington .
Written in English


  • Norris Ranger Station (Wyo.)

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Statementby Aubrey L. Haines, Charles S. Pope [and] Erwin N. Thompson.
ContributionsPope, Charles S., 1904- joint author., Thompson, Erwin N., joint author.
LC ClassificationsF722 .H15
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 47, [26] l.
Number of Pages47
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4066547M
LC Control Number79605904

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The only full length biography of P. W. Norris, the second superintendent of Yellowstone National Park but the first superintendent to live, work and evangelize the first national park. Born in New York, the Norris family moved to Wayne County, Michigan to homestead.1/5(1).   HISTORIC STRUCTURES REPORT: Norris Soldier Station, Yellowstone National Park () THE HISTORY OF THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE ROAD SYSTEM IN YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Historic Resource Study, Volume I. The Museum of the National Park Ranger is housed in the Norris Soldier Station, located at the entrance to Norris Campground. This building was one of the original soldier stations, built in , as an outlying station for soldiers on patrol. The building has been completely rebuilt. Norris was removed from his post at Yellowstone in due to political maneuvering. In , he published a volume of verse entitled, The calumet of the Coteau, and other poetical legends of the border. Also, a glossary of Indian names, words and western provincialisms. Together with a guide-book of the Yellowstone national : Aug , Palmyra, New York.

  Soldier Station at Norris Campground; Diane Renkin; June ; Catalog #d Original #IMG_Views: 13K. The visitor center and all the red-roofed, many-chimneyed houses down the street from it were built by the U.S. Cavalry during a time when this was "Fort Yellowstone," an Army post dedicated to protecting the national park. Although the soldiers left after the Park Service was created in • Norris Area - The Museum of the National Park Ranger is located at the entrance to the Norris Campground. Formerly the Norris Soldier Station, exhibits in the building depict the development of the Park Ranger profession, from its roots in the military tradition and early Rangers to the present array of NPS staff specialized duties. The first Norris Hotel was built in by the Yellowstone Park Association (YPA). It was located in the woods across from the soldier station. The new hotel opened up in the spring of , even though construction was apparently incomplete. A workman started a fire in an unfinished chimney that set the hotel ablaze on July

The Tower Ranger Station is located on the main loop road at the Roosevelt / Tower Junction and the Roosevelt Lodge Area. The Tower Ranger Station, though not on the National Register of Historic Places, is a remodeled reconstruction of the second Tower Soldier Station. Museum of the Park Ranger Housed in the Norris Soldier Station, the Museum of the National Park Ranger features the evolving profession of a park ranger. Enjoy a minute movie and a few exhibits. The Norris Soldier Station was originally built in and has undergone massive remodeling. The museum is staffed by retired park rangers and employees.   Originally the Norris Soldier Station, the building has seen many changes over the years, including a total rebuild using original materials and the original floor plan. Stop in to see the exhibits and watch a short film about the history of the National Park Service. Museum of the National Park Ranger. Museum of the National Park Ranger, Norris Exhibits at this historic soldier station on the history of the park ranger profession. Norris Geyser Basin Museum Information, bookstore, and exhibits on the hydrothermal features of Yellowstone. West Thumb Information Station Information and bookstore. Old Faithful Visitor Education Center.