Notable naturalist, author and advocate for preservation of wilderness - AsNotedIn
|John Muir is born in Dunbar, Scotland
|John Muir's Birthplace
|John Muir's Birthday
|John Muir's home 1849 to 1856, and periodically 1862-1864
|Fountain Lake Farm
|John Muir attends the University of Wisconsin from 1860 to 1863. He will reside in North Hall.
|North Hall, University of Wisconsin
|John Muir's first visit to Yosemite
|John Muir works as a guide and artist on the Survey of the 39th Parallel across the Great Basin of Nevada and Utah from 1874 to 1877.
|In the Coast Survey Annual Report, John Muir records geological and botanical characteristics of Mount Shasta in Northern California.
|John Muir's first visit to Glacier Bay, explored Geikie Inlet, he visited Muir Point in 1890
|Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve
|John Muir home, 1890-1914
|John Muir National Historic Site
|John Muir visits with John Burroughs a second time. "Julian and I met him at Hyde Park. A very interesting man, a little prolix a times. You must not be in a hurry, or have any pressing duty, when you start his stream of talk and adventure." JB
|Slabsides (John Burroughs Cabin)
|Charles S Sargent, William M Canby and John Muir climb Grandfather Mountain "covered with very fine flowers, shrubs and trees". "I couldn't hold in, and began to jump about and sing and glory in it all." JM
|While waiting for a train for Biltmore, JM writes a card to his daughter: Yesterday we rode 38 miles through a very beautiful forest of many kinds of trees.... The drive from Roan Mountain to Lenoir, 75 miles, is I think the finest in America of its kind.
|Harriman Alaska Expedition lands on Annette Island
|Harriman Alaska Expedition
|After President Roosevelt suggest naming the woods after Kent, Kent declines the honor and asked that the woods are named after John Muir. "This is the best tree-lovers monument that could possibly be found in all the forests of the world." - John Muir
|Muir Woods National Monument
|Golden Gate North - Golden Gate NRA
|John Muir dies of pneumonia in Los Angeles
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