BYU Unearths Bones of 1857 Massacre Victims
Workers restoring the monument at Mountain Meadows, where 120
California-bound pioneers were massacred by Mormon settlers and Indians in 1857,
have unearthed the remains of 10 people buried at the site.
Book on Lee's Ferry Reveals More Than History
Lee's Ferry: From Mormon Crossing to National Park has recently been
released depicting an historical adventure compiled by P.T. Riley, who
died at the age of 85 and never saw his book in print. Lee's Ferry is a
remote landing in northern Arizona, where a tiny Mormon outpost provided
the only reliable crossing for a hundred miles.
Many believe their faith kept them safe in Storm
Seemingly random disasters accompanied by hard questions
Thousands of Utahns have discussed last Wednesday's tornado around dinner
tables, in prayers, in offices, and in restaurants all over the state this
week. Many of those people attribute the relatively small number of injuries
and one death from the winds to God's watchful care and keeping. Yet, the
question arises, if that's the case, does that mean if your house was
damaged, your body broken, or your business affected, that God had some kind
of hand in that as well?
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