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Sam Houston led this group on a nature walk into Mount McKinley National Park

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The season was about to come to a close in September 1938, when Park Ranger Sam Houston led this group on a nature walk into Mount McKinley National Park. After freeze-up each year, transportation to Alaska's national park was cut off until breakup. Anchorage Museum of History and Art, Library and Archives.

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