Rainbow Bridge National Monument

Rainbow Bridge National Monument

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Isolation of Rainbow Bridge a Draw for Visitors

June 2, 2010, 8:40 am
No road leads up to or over Rainbow Bridge, and no hands built it. The reddish sandstone of the Colorado Plateau instead was washed away by the forces of water, sculpting a natural arch that takes hours to reach whether by boat, foot or horse. The isolation of the bridge in ...

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Rainbow Bridge Monument turns 100

June 2, 2010, 8:38 am
Rainbow Bridge, a natural sandstone bridge, arching for eons over a canyon in the rugged wilds of southern Utah, celebrates one hundred years as a national monument Sunday. On May 30, 1910, U.S. President William Taft created Rainbow Bridge National Monument only 8 1/2 months after its existence was ...

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Rainbow Bridge Centennial means Special Package, Tours for visitors

May 24, 2010, 9:00 am
To commemorate the centennial anniversary of Rainbow Bridge becoming a national monument in 1910, Lake Powell Resorts & Marinas is offering travelers a special travel package, guided tours, and historic memorabilia throughout the 2010 season.   The Rainbow Bridge Centennial Package* includes a two-night stay in a traditional room at Lake ...

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Rainbow Bridge Centennial

February 5, 2010, 9:53 am
Less than ten months after the discovery expedition to Rainbow Bridge, President William Howard Taft proclaimed the site a National Monument under the 1906 Antiquities Act. Rainbow Bridge National Monument was set aside on May 30, 1910 by President Taft because the natural bridge itself "is of great scientific interest as an ...

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