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The ibex first appeared as a heraldic animal on a document from 1291, and since 1933 the former emblem of The League of God’s House has been the official Graubünden cantonal coat of arms.
The return of the ibex to the canton of Graubünden began in 1920.
Since 1854, each year, schoolchildren in Chur have made the “Maiensässfahrt” trip to the mountain huts in the area with their teachers at the end of May.
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With the establishment of the dialect dictionary, “Dicziunari Rumantsch Grischun”, in 1904, the Societad Retorumantscha in Chur and the Indo-Germanic scholar, Robert von Planta, realised a common objective.There have been 13 volumes of the DRG since then.
On 01/08/1914, the first Swiss national park was founded in Zernez.