Historic Devereaux Mansion

This article originally appeared in the Jan/Feb 1972 Issue of Pioneer Magazine Now and at long last nominated as a Utah Pioneer Historic Landmark is the once historic and picturesque Devereaux House, on the north side of South Temple Street between Second and Third West in Salt Lake City. It was built sometime in the […]

Disaster on the rails: “That journey I shall never forget”

Mormon Emigrants & the Lynchburg, Virginia Railroad Accident of 1889 This article previously appeared in Pioneer Magazine, 2010 Vol.57 No.2 Professor Fred E. Woods, BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY The tide of Mormon European immigration to America began in 1840 with the departure of forty-one Mormon proselytes from the docks of Liverpool aboard the Britannia.1 The stream […]

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