When President Calvin Coolidge signed a bill establishing Grand Teton National Park in 1929 – a 96,000-acre area protecting the Teton Range and six glacial lakes at the base of the mountains — he satisfied much of the community. But there were others who had always dreamed of making the park even bigger.
See how this political battle over public and private land shaped Jackson Hole. See breathtaking scenery, archival photos and vintage 8mm film, and hear the story from a cast of interesting characters, including former Wyoming governor and U.S. senator Cliff Hansen, dude rancher Jack Huyler, long-time residents Bob Kranenberg and Virginia Huidekoper, and outdoorsmen Bill Briggs and Frank Ewing. Featuring narration by Babe Humphrey of the Bar J Wranglers band.
- As seen on public television
- See beautiful footage of Jackson Hole today
- Hear from interesting people, including former Wyoming governor and U.S. senator Cliff Hansen and dude rancher Jack Huyler
- Featuring narration by Babe Humphrey of the Bar J Wranglers band
- Find out how John D. Rockefeller, Jr., is connected to Jackson Hole