Yosemite National Park Ranger Shelton Johnson dressed as Buffalo Soldier Sgt. Elizy Bowman, one of the 400 black troops that protected Yosemite National Park and what later became the Stanislau National Forest in the early 1900's from poachers, timber thieves, and illegal grazing. Shelton gave a performance as Bowman during the Centennial Celebration of the U.S. Forest Service at the Mother Lode Fairgrounds in Sonora. (George Snyder Modesto Bee)
Yosemite National Park Ranger Shelton Johnson dressed as Buffalo Soldier Sgt. Elizy Bowman, one of the 400 black troops that protected Yosemite National Park and what later became the Stanislau National Forest in the early 1900's from poachers, timber thieves, and illegal grazing. Shelton gave a performance as Bowman during the Centennial Celebration of the U.S. Forest Service at the Mother Lode Fairgrounds in Sonora. (George Snyder Modesto Bee) The Modesto Bee
Yosemite National Park Ranger Shelton Johnson dressed as Buffalo Soldier Sgt. Elizy Bowman, one of the 400 black troops that protected Yosemite National Park and what later became the Stanislau National Forest in the early 1900's from poachers, timber thieves, and illegal grazing. Shelton gave a performance as Bowman during the Centennial Celebration of the U.S. Forest Service at the Mother Lode Fairgrounds in Sonora. (George Snyder Modesto Bee) The Modesto Bee

Yosemite cancels book signing for ranger-turned-author

October 20, 2009 12:22 PM