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  Photo Albums:
The Beginning of a Friendship: John Muir and Joseph LeConte
Centennial Photo Album
Rededication Photo Album
General Photo Album
Including high-res photos
 
  Downloads:
LeConte Memorial Lodge - First Permanent Visitor Center in Yosemite Valley & Home of the Sierra Club in Yosemite National Park (PDF) by Bonnie Gisel - from Yosemite Guide, May-June, 2012 (PDF)
LeConte Memorial - A Sierra Club Legacy by Elaine Gorman (PDF) (2012)
Memorial Fact Sheet (PDF)
Joseph LeConte Fact Sheet (PDF)
John Muir - Father of Our National Parks brochure
(PDF 2.5 MB )
Huell Howser Video
(Quicktime Movie 48 MB )
 
  Related:
Celebrating a Century of Slack-Jawed Awe
Make a Nature Journal
About Joseph LeConte
'Little Joe' Joseph N. LeConte
1896 Tribute to Dr. LeConte
John Muir Exhibit
Sierra Club History
Oher Sierra Club Lodges
Clair Tapaan Lodge
 
  Off-Site:
Le Conte Memorial Lodge by Steven Finacom
NPS 1985 Theme Study
National Historic Landmark Program

LeConte Centennial

John Muir

Who was a naturalist and the first President of the Sierra Club?

Sierra Club Environmental Education Program
LeConte Memorial Lodge 1904-2004

Centennial Schedule

Centennial Day Photo Album

Rededication Photo Album

Click on thumbnail image below for full-size visual rendition of this Schedule. Scroll down for text version of the schedule.

Broadside of LeConte Centennial Schedule by George Pettit


Except as noted, all events are located at the LeConte Memorial Lodge, Yosemite National Park (Shuttle Bus Stop #12).

NO PARKING IS AVAILABLE AT THE LECONTE MEMORIAL LODGE. Please park in Day-Use Parking and take the free Shuttle Bus.


Friday, July 2

10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Open House:
Words for Wilderness Around the World
The Wilderness Quilt Project
Portrait of the Wildflowers of Yosemite

2:00 - 4:00 pm
Kent Gill, Former President of the Sierra Club
"History Walk"

7:00 - 9:00 pm
Tom Arfsten, Frank Helling and Steve Pauley present
Galen Clark, John Muir and Joseph LeConte in Yosemite

Saturday, July 3

10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Open House:
Add your Name to the Time Capsule
Words for Wilderness Around the World
The Wilderness Quilt Project
Portrait of the Wildflowers of Yosemite

10:00 am - 11:30 am
Linda Weaver, Naturalist "Stories Nature Tells"

10:00 am - 12:00 noon
John Olmsted, Plant Ecologist "Merced River Ecological Walk"

10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Kimberly Cunningham-Summerfield and Ben Cunningham- Summerfield, Yosemite National Park Interpretive Rangers Demonstration of American Indian "Traditional Arts"

12:00 noon - 1:00 pm
Dan'l "Music to the Make the Mountains Glad"

12:00 noon - 4:00 pm
Meet Tom Arfsten, Frank Helling and Steve Pauley:
Galen Clark, John Muir and Joseph LeConte

12:00 noon - 4:00 pm
"Natural Foundations" Children's Block Painting

1:00 - 2:00 pm
Re-Dedication of LeConte Memorial Lodge
(Photo Album)

Michael Reynolds, National Park Service, Yosemite National Park
Bernie Zaleha, Vice-President, Sierra Club
Bruce Hamilton, Conservation Director, Sierra Club
Bonnie Gisel, Curator, LeConte Memorial Lodge
Harold Wood, Chair, Sierra Club LeConte Memorial Lodge Committee

2:00 - 3:00 pm
Kimberly Cunningham-Summerfield and Ben Cunningham-Summerfield, Yosemite National Park Interpretive Rangers
American Indian "Traditional Storytelling and Flute"

2:00 - 4:00 pm
Cookies and Lemonade

2:00 - 4:00 pm
Kent Gill, Former President of the Sierra Club
"History Walk"

2:00 - 4:00 pm
John Olmsted, Plant Ecologist "Merced River Ecological Walk"

3:00 - 4:00 pm
Dan'l "Music to Make the Mountains Glad"

3:00 - 4:00 pm
Location: The Ansel Adams Gallery
Meet Stephen Joseph, Landscape Photographer
LeConte Memorial Lodge Revisited: "Portrait of the Wildflowers of Yosemite"

Sunday, July 4

10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Open House:
Words for Wilderness Around the World
The Wilderness Quilt Project
Portrait of the Wildflowers of Yosemite

5:00 - 7:00 pm
Location: The Ansel Adams Gallery
Reception
Stephen Joseph, Landscape Photographer
"Portrait of the Wildflowers of Yosemite"

July 1 - July 15, 2004

Location: The Ansel Adams Gallery
Exhibition: Stephen Joseph, Landscape Photographer, - Revisiting LeConte Memorial Lodge: Portrait of the Wildflowers of Yosemite

April 30 - September 26, 2004

Summer Programs Continue Throughout the Season


The LeConte Memorial Lodge Centennial was made possible by generous contributions from the following organizations:

Sierra Club
The Wiebe Foundation
Richard and Billie Wiebe
The Ansel Adams Gallery
Delaware North Company
Yosemite National Park


Learn more about the LeConte Lodge Centennial.


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Information and Donations

For more information, during the summer contact Sierra Club LeConte Memorial Lodge Curator, P.O. Box 755, Yosemite, CA 95389, 1-209-372-4542; e-mail: leconte.curator@sierraclub.org.

During the winter, contact LeConte Lodge Committee Chair, Harold Wood, P.O. Box 3543, Visalia, CA 93278; phone: (559) 697-3525; e-mail: harold.wood@sierraclub.org

Tax deductible donations to support the new exhibits and renovation efforts of the LeConte Memorial can be made to "Sierra Club Foundation," marked for the "LeConte Lodge Fund."


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