Environmental Button

Description
April 21, 1988 was designated John Muir day by president Ronald Reagan. The event celebrated the 150th Anniversary of the birth of the native Scotsman, who relocated to California and became America’s most well known naturalist. Amongst other achievements, Muir was an early proponent for the establishment of the National Park Service and founder of the preservation group, the Sierra Club. Muir died in 1914.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
button
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: .33 cm x 6.3 cm; x 1/8 in x 2 1/2 in
ID Number
2003.0014.0865
accession number
2003.0014
catalog number
2003.0014.0865
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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