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When was the first federally controlled national park established?

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2008-01-17 23:11:42

Yellowstone National Park, the world's first national park, was

established March 1, 1872. Units of the U.S. Cavalry were initially

assigned to protect the parks. The U.S. National Park Service was

established in 1916.

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