President Rutherford B. Hayes' Great Western Tour of 1880 was the first time a sitting U.S. president traveled to the West Coast. Gen. William T. Sherman organized the 71-day journey. First Lady Lucy Webb Hayes and sons Birchard and Rutherford accompanied the president.
Title: Hayes at Yosemite
Physical Location: Hayes Presidential Center
Provenance: The presidential party was photographed visiting the Yosemite Valley. They traveled via six-horse stagecoach provided by the Yosemite Stage Line. In the photograph, President Hayes is at the reigns wearing a light-colored coat.
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