Portfolio Category: Interesting Places

Golden Spike National Historic Site

In Promontory, Utah is the location of the driving in of the golden spike connecting the railroads from the east coast to the west coast (i.e., transcontinental railroad). On May 10, 1869, the railheads of the Union Pacific and Central Pacific railroads were joined together in the “wedding of the rails” at Promontory Summit. As…
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This Is The Place Monument

A significant part of Utah State history is found at This Is The Place Monument at This is the Place Heritage Park, in Salt Lake City near the University of Utah campus and Emigration Canyon. This Is The Place Monument marks the location where on July 24, 1847, Brigham Young, then leader of the Mormon…
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Temple Square

Temple Square is a well-known location in the state of Utah because of the large presence of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The 10-acre Temple Square location is in downtown Salt Lake City and includes two visitors’ centers, tabernacle, assembly hall, and temple. Adjacent to Temple Square are other significant LDS Church…
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