16 min

Legends of Denali America's National Parks Podcast

    • Places & Travel

In 1896, the highest summit in America was named by a gold prospector in support for then-presidential candidate William McKinley, who became president the following year. Of course, for centuries before, it had gone by a different name.
On this week's episode of America's National Parks, Denali, the 20,310 Alaskan summit, and the six million acres of land that surround it in Denali National Park.
Show notes, music credits, and more info at nationalparkpodcast.com/legendsofdenali.

In 1896, the highest summit in America was named by a gold prospector in support for then-presidential candidate William McKinley, who became president the following year. Of course, for centuries before, it had gone by a different name.
On this week's episode of America's National Parks, Denali, the 20,310 Alaskan summit, and the six million acres of land that surround it in Denali National Park.
Show notes, music credits, and more info at nationalparkpodcast.com/legendsofdenali.

16 min