From the article: "Paso por aqui, Anyo 1776".Sorry, if you
look closely, you'll note it says "Año" not "Anyo".
In my opinion, Rob and Kathi belong in a steel jail cage now for their senseless
Well in 300 years Rob and Kathi will be considered worthy of a steel cage to
protect their graffiti - Is time on the wall what makes is valuable? Having said that - so lame to write on the wall over or over some one else
Perhaps some amateur sleuth could track down "Rob & Kathi" and
introduce us to the chowderheads who immortalized their idiocy. It's not
like there aren't other places nearby they could have carved their names.
"Undiscovered until 2006"? Apparently Rob and Kathi and many other
vandals "discovered" the inscription no later than 1994.
Don't worry "Rob and Kathi". In 3016 people will marvel at the
historic significance of your undying love. Graffiti today, history tomorrow.
I just think it's funny that if you wrote your name on a rock more than 100
years ago, you created a priceless historic artifact. If you do it know,
you're a low-class hoodlum.
Maybe rediscovered" in 2006 would be more appropriate. My parents took my
sister and I on several trips on Lake Powell in the late 60's and early
79's to mostly see the Native American ruins that would be covered up by
the lake. I have a memory of this inscription when my mother, who grew up in
Southern Utah, showed us the route of the Escalante expedition and some nearby
An important clarification is needed. The inscription was not "saved in the
nick of time" as the article suggests. The inscription site was reported to
the NPS by volunteers who were following field protocol and surveying the
general area in advance of any graffiti removal activities.