Moments in History - Mission 66

Moments in History - Mission 66

Written on 03/26/2019
Nick Molle


In 1956 during the prosperous times after World War II, President Dwight D. Eisenhower implemented a plan to upgrade all of the National Parks. For Rocky, this ten year plan called Mission 66 meant new visitor centers including the Frank Lloyd Wright inspired Beaver Meadows Visitors Center and Park Headquarters.