March 2016

Kelly McCarthy comments on “How Yosemite Lost Its Historic Names – And May Win Them Back” for the San Francisco Chronicle


The story of how Yosemite National Park lost the names of some of its most storied landmarks isn’t simply a tale of opportunism by a profit-hungry company.

It’s a long, tangled chronology of action — and inaction — that goes beyond Yosemite’s former concessions contractor, Delaware North, which succeeded in trademarking the titles of a handful of park properties, including the famed Ahwahnee Hotel and Curry Village.