Please note that while Yosemite remains open during the federal government shutdown,
services and facilities are very limited, and certain areas of the park are closed.
For more information, please refer to the National Park Service and the Department
of the Interior: visit www.nps.gov/yose
As the impact
of the government shutdown continues to be felt, Yosemite Conservancy remains committed to
supporting Yosemite National Park.
Florence Hutchings was born in Yosemite Valley just a few weeks after President Abraham Lincoln signed the 1864 Yosemite Grant Act. Read on for a few fascinating facts about the adventurous "Flo," whose story comes to life at the Yosemite Theater.