Kings Canyon National Park: General Grant By Aaron Johnson, Joel Anderson, 2021
- Kings Canyon National Park: General Grant
When visiting the wild outdoors, who wouldn’t want the chance to see one of the largest trees in the world? And at 267 feet tall, the General Grant tree is just that, the largest giant sequoia in the General Grant Grove section of Kings Canyon National Park in California and the second-largest tree in the entire world! The General Grant tree is about 1,650 years old, making it not only one of the larges trees in the world but also one of the oldest. To protect the tree, President Eisenhower declared the General Grant Tree to be a National Shrine in 1956. It was dedicated, "In memory of the men and women of the Armed Forces who have served and fought and died to keep this Nation free." The General Grant Tree in Kings Canyon National Park is the only example of a living shrine in the United States, just another aspect that makes the tree unique. To celebrate the tree, Anderson Design Group rendered this classic design in the tradition of the Golden Age of Poster Art. This retro-styled travel poster will look great as an art print, notecard, postcard, metal sign, canvas, or mini canvas. To learn more about Kings Canyon National Park and its many attractions, visit the website for Sequoia Parks Conservancy.