Moments in History - The Dream of Enos Mills
Past to Present • 2m 54s
This short video celebrates the dream of Enos Mills to establish a National Park in order to preserve the wild nature of the Rocky Mountains. Mills traveled across the country lobbying for establishing Rocky Mountain National Park.
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