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The National Park Service On Flickr Gives a Glimpse Back In Time (20 Photos)

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For much of American History, wilderness was viewed as an evil wasteland that had to be conquered. Land left untouched by man was described as “deserted,” “savage,” and “barren” — in short, a waste of divine gifts.

But by the end of the 19th century, backlash against a rapidly industrializing society ushered in a new fascination with the natural world.

The National Park Service’s Flickr account gives us a glimpse back at those simpler times.

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