• President Lyndon Johnson signs the Wilderness Act on September 3, 1964.

Wilderness Act of 1964

From Canoes: A Natural History in North America by Mark Neuzil and Norman Sims


  • The Act created a legal definition of wilderness in the United States and protected millions of acres of federal land.
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  • Cultural Studies
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  • Native American Studies
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