Tamsen Emerson Hert

Tamsen Emerson Hert has been researching the cultural history of Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks for many years. She is a recognized authority on Yellowstone history. Mrs. Hert holds a Master’s Degree in history from Emporia [Kansas] State University and a Masters Degree in Library Science from the same institution. She is currently working on a comprehensive history of Yellowstone’s hotels, lodges and camps.

Yellowstone, the world’s first national park, covers 3,500 square miles in Wyoming’s northwest corner and extends a short distance into Idaho and Montana. Established in 1872, the park continues to enthrall visitors to its striking scenery, topography, plentiful wildlife and thrilling thermal features.