Grand Canyon National Park: The first 100 years (give or take a few million); Ed Payne; NBC

The park’s 100th anniversary was Feb. 26, but events are scheduled throughout the year.

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103-Year-Old Woman Becomes Oldest-Ever Grand Canyon Ranger; Real Clear Life

It’s her official responsibility to spreading the word about the park’s beauty.

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The Grand Canyon Turns 100 Years Old. Take a Look at Its History in Photos; Alex Scimecca; Fortune

On Feb. 26, 1919, Congress passed legislation recognizing the canyon as a national park.

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This week in history: Grand Canyon National Park turns 100; People’s World

On Feb. 26, northwestern Arizona’s Grand Canyon National Park is officially 100 years old. Established in 1919, it is managed by the National Park Service. It was the 15th set-aside named as a U.S. national park, Yellowstone being the first in 1872.

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Grand Canyon National Park at 100: Man hikes the entire length to save it; Katia Hetter; CNN

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The Grand Canyon marks 100 years as a national park on February 26. Pete McBride made a movie and book about his hike through the entire length of it — some 750 miles — to draw attention to threats to its existence. (There’s no trail.)

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The Grand Canyon celebrates its centenary as a national park; Andreas Kirchhoff; Deutsche Welle

Natural wonder and a UNESCO World Heritage site: A visit to the Grand Canyon is a high priority for many tourists in the US. On February 26th, it celebrates its 100th anniversary as a national park.

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The 19 Best Places to Travel in 2019; Carrie Goldberg; Harper’s Bazaar

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19 places to visit in 2019; CNN

Whether you want to rest on a beach in the Caribbean, hike the world’s most famous canyon, explore ancient ruins, eat world-famous cuisine or learn more at historically significant sites this year, CNN Travel has the right spot for you.

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7 UNESCO World Heritage Sites You Need to Visit This Winter; Afar

Crack open your books and then dig out your mittens: History comes alive as temperatures fall at these primed-for-winter UNESCO sites.

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Grand Canyon National Park; National Parks

Offering rim to rim hiking, mule rides, and whitewater rafting, Grand Canyon National Park is a hugely popular national park destination.

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