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Matrimony "Heart" Rock

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There is a place at the South Rim that may be one of the most romantic places in the Grand Canyon. Matrimony Rock features an embedded heart-shaped rock. In the 1930s a Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) boy fell in love with a Harvey girl - a forbidden love because the Harvey girls' contracts made them stay single for the time they worked in the Grand Canyon. When the CCC began building a low standing stone wall along the rim the young man placed a heart-shaped stone in the one spot he could see her from her dormitory window - a reminder that even though they couldn't be together, he would always be there. Rumor has it that they did indeed get married and thus this monument is often called "Matrimony Rock." You can find this spot between the El Tovar and Kachina Lodge.

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March 20, 2022 Have been to Grand Canyon many times and have never seen this before super cute
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March 20, 2022