John Muir in Kentucky



Whipporwill Holler Ynstitute

Living history interpreter Dick Shore specialized in the life of the wilderness mystic and foundational conservationist John Muir. Link (opens in new tab) to Sierra Club’s biography of Dick Shore.

Dick Shore as John Muir


Imagine John Muir Alive Today


You may know John Muir as John O’ The Mountains, writer, glacial geologist, naturalist, father of Yosemite, founder of the Sierra Club; mechanical inventor; world class ambler; architect of the National Park Service and raconteur extraordinaire.

Above all these things John Muir remains the archetypal consummate great and gentle soul whose legacy endures as a reminder to us to live in harmony with nature.

Now, imagine John alive today… Dick Shore is his alter ego. Through story and song you can experience the fascinating details of Muir’s life, from a Scottish boyhood to the 1,000 mile walk and beyond.

Watch Dick Shore transform himself into John Muir


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