September 24, 1906, President Theodore Roosevelt declared Devil's Tower to be the very first National Monument.
Do you remember 32 years ago while sitting in a theater you were totally enthralled as Roy and Gillian sneaked past the military cordon, made their way to the site of the alien spaceship landing? That Steven Spielburg! And that John Williams!
Check it out! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yoyPu95yCxw&NR=1