Entrance Gateway, Yellowstone Park, 1903-1904

Summary

Yellowstone National Park, established 1872, was America's first national park. The inscription "For the Benefit and Enjoyment of the People," over the park's north entranceway, symbolizes the ideals that created Yellowstone and defined the vision for all national parks to come. This arch, completed in 1903, was dedicated by and later named after President Theodore Roosevelt.

Yellowstone National Park, established 1872, was America's first national park. The inscription "For the Benefit and Enjoyment of the People," over the park's north entranceway, symbolizes the ideals that created Yellowstone and defined the vision for all national parks to come. This arch, completed in 1903, was dedicated by and later named after President Theodore Roosevelt.

Artifact

Postcard

Date Made

1903-1904

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

37.102.190

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Phostint

Color

Multicolored

Dimensions

Height: 3.5 in

Width: 5.5 in

Connect 3

Discover curious connections between artifacts.

Learn More