Mormon Pioneer National Historic Trail

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Mormon Pioneer National Historic Trail:

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Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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Mormon Pioneer National Historic Trail

(Mormon Trails Association)
Address:4681 Villa View Dr, Unit C
West Valley City, UT 84120

Phone:801-526-4552 - Phone
Web: www.mormontrails.org

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Mormon Pioneer National Historic Trail

(Trail Administrator - NPS National Trails System Office, Salt Lake City)
Address:Long Distance Trails Office - Salt Lake City
324 S State St, Suite 200
Salt Lake City, UT 84111

Phone:801-741-1012 - Phone
Fax:801-741-1102 - Fax
Web: www.nps.gov/mopi
Established: November 10, 1978. Description:Trail follows the route over which Brigham Young led the Mormons to escape religious persecution from Nauvoo, Illinois (1846), to the site of Salt Lake City, Utah, in 1847. The 1,624-mile auto tour route in five states (Illinois, Iowa, Nebraska, Utah, and Wyoming) is generally marked with the trail logo and closely follows the trail's historic route.
Legth: 1,300 miles.

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References in periodicals archive ?
He begins his journey on the East Coast, looking for the last traces of Puritan history and the birth of Mormonism, then follows the Mormon Trail across the US, encountering Native American tribal religion and televangelists.
Slaughter and Michael Landon, Trail of Hope: The Story of the Mormon Trail (Salt Lake City, UT: Shadow Mountain, Deseret Book Company, 1997), 66-68.
"The way to have a warm sleeping place was this sweep away the ashes of the campfire and lay your bed on the spot where the fire had been built," wrote Englishman John Jacques, traveling the Mormon Trail. "In the morning the same spot was found to be the easiest place in which to dig a grave to bury the night's dead."
This study addresses this issue by comparing properties in compacted to non-compacted soils in an abandoned farmyard and along a preserved stretch of the Mormon Trail. Properties compared include soil morphology, bulk density, carbon, C/N ratio, and apparent electrical conductivity ([EC.sub.a]).
During the golden jubilee of the trek, celebrated in 1937, Fred Shaw, a member of the North-West Mounted Police from 1878 until 1883, later a rancher in the Cardston area, stated: Don't confuse the Whiskey Gap trail with the Mormon Trail. The Card Company came through what was known as Immigration Gap that was south [west] of Whiskey Gap.
The Pioneer Camp of the Saints: The 1846 and 1847 Mormon Trail Journals of Thomas Bullock.
As you might expect, Martin's Cove lies on the Mormon Trail. By the time it entered into legend, in 1856, thousands of Latter-day Saints had passed it on their way to the promised land of the Salt Lake Valley.
The famous Oregon Trail and Mormon Trail westbound migratory routes for pioneer settlers of the 1840s both crossed present-day Wyoming.
Stegner's nonfiction includes two histories of the Mormon settlement of Utah, Mormon Country (1942) and The Gathering of Zion: The Story of the Mormon Trail (1964), and a biography of Western explorer-naturalist John Wesley Powell, Beyond the Hundredth Meridian: John Wesley Powell and the Second Opening of the West (1954).
Among his better-known books are Foreman of the Forty-Bar (1925), Fall of Buffalo Horn (1928), The Hidden Cabin (1929), Riders of the Sunset Trail (1930), The Mormon Trail (1931), Forbidden Trails (1935), The Pride of Pine Creek (1938), Longhorns of Hate (1949), Wrangler on the Prod (1950), Saddle on a Cloud (1952), Cruel Winds of Winter (1954), and Life and Times of Soapy Smith (1961).
Also known for his nonfiction, Stegner has written One Nation (1945), about religious tensions in the U.S., Mormon Country (1941), and The Gathering of Zion (1964), a story of the Mormon trail, as well as numerous essays and biographies.
Riding in the shadow of Saints; a women's story of motorcycling the Mormon Trail.