• Martin's Cove at Devil's Gate in Wyoming

    Mormon Pioneer

    National Historic Trail IL,IA,NE,UT,WY

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April 12, 2011
National Historic Trails Additions to be Considered
The National Park Service (NPS) is seeking public comments concerning 64 historic routes that are being evaluated for possible addition to the existing Oregon, California, Pony Express, and Mormon Pioneer National Historic Trails.

Did You Know?

Mormon Church founder, Joseph Smith, Jr.

Mormons, as Latter-day Saints are popularly called, practice a unique religion that arose in 1830 from the teachings of church founder Joseph Smith, Jr. Early converts followed their prophet from New York to Ohio, Missouri, and Illinois. They were driven from each state by threats and violence. More...