Tragedy for Mormon Pioneers: The Sinking of the Saluda

Tragedy for Mormon Pioneers: The Sinking of the Saluda

The story of the Saluda is strikingly sad, especially when one takes the perspective of William Dunbar, a Scottish convert to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (incorrectly referred to as the “Mormon Church” by the media). In the mid-1800s,...
Jewish Colony in Clarion, Utah

Jewish Colony in Clarion, Utah

In the early 1900s, a small, international back-to-the-soil movement of Jews affected a remote area in central Utah, and Clarion came into being. The Zionist movement was creating small communities in Israel where Jews could return and live. The idea spread and 40...

Eliza P. Robbins Crafts: Pioneer of Education

After the arrival of the Saints in the Great Basin in 1847, Prophet Brigham Young, second president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (commonly called the Mormon Church), sent out large groups of settlers to colonize the land all around them. One of...
Pioneers by Ship

Pioneers by Ship

While most Mormon pioneers travelled by foot and wagon across the United States, and later by rail when the railroad was completed, there were a few Saints who sailed from the East Coast to the West Coast of the United States. One of the most famous of these groups...
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