Cultural History

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Smith Brothers History, Photos and Posters and a horse named Duke
A major resource and why this website was developed in the first place – most of this material is unavailable anywhere else. Includes the Smith Brothers Chronological History of Crater Lake

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 Park Structures and Places
Reports, studies, historical overviews and more.
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People and The National Park Service at Crater Lake
how it came to be, when and why – and the people who made it happen.

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The complex culture of the first visitors and residents of Crater Lake and surrounding areas

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The Diary of Fletcher Lynn: Visit to Crater Lake, August 1889 in which a group of intrepid travelers journey to Crater Lake, eat, make music, play games – and try to shoot everything they see.

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