John Wesley Powell Quote
Into the Green (1993)
The children of the stage (1899)
As quoted in: Saturday Review, 18 March 1944, p. 19
Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsJohn Wesley Powell
Born: March 24, 1834
Died: September 23, 1902 (age 68)
Bio: John Wesley Powell was a U.S. soldier, geologist, explorer of the American West, and director of major scientific and cultural institutions. He is famous for the 1869 Powell Geographic Expedition, a three-month river trip down the Green and Colorado rivers that included the first known passage through the Grand Canyon.