Walter Trumbull

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Walter Trumbull
Born 1846
Springfield, Illinois
Died October 25, 1891
Occupation naturalist, writer

Walter Trumbull was a prominent American explorer and writer. He was a member of the Washburn–Langford–Doane Expedition in 1870 that explored the area of Wyoming that would eventually become Yellowstone National Park.

He was the son of United States Senator Lyman Trumbull.

He contributed to the Helena Rocky Mountain Gazette and the Overland Monthly.

Original sketch by Trumbull, published following the expedition


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