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Yellowstone National Park - At Guard

 

Location of sign - Mammoth Hot Springs area historic section at Yellowstone National Park.

 

Photo taken June 2008

At Guard, At Guard road sign, Yellowstone At Guard  

 

 

Text of sign:

 

At Guard

 

Protecting Yellowstone's wildlife and natural wonders was the primary function of the Army.  An important part of this duty was 

managing the growing visitation to the park and watching for "shady characters."

 

Park roads were once aligned so that the guardhouse controlled traffic into Yellowstone from the north.  Here soldiers contacted 

each party and entered the name of the driver, passengers, and type of rig into a large ledger.  Guns not held at the guardhouse 

were sealed on the spot. They were checked at each outpost enroute, where soldiers certified on a form that the seal remained 

intact. Before visitors left the park, the form was scrutinized at an exit station.

 

Graphics on the sign

 

In addition to the text there is a historical photo of the first administration building.

 

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