Yellowstone the world’s first national park
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Yellowstone: The World’s First National Park
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Although better known as the successful general-in-chief of the Union army during the Civil War, Ulysses S. Grant later achieved another notable success when, as president, he signed legislation creating Yellowstone National Park – the world’s first national park – on 1 March 1872.