Carl Carmer

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December 1958

Over 350 years a mighty pageant of history has moved through the myth-haunted valley of the “Great River of the Mountains”

December 1962

The Mormons grow in numbers, but persecution makes them wanderers. Then a burst of violence results in

October 1962

Of sensitive, mystical Joseph Smith, of a heavenly visitor and a buried scripture, and of the founding of a new religion destined to enlist many followers and carve from the desert a new Zion

February 1963

When Brigham Young’s party abandoned Illinois to seek a final refuge for the Latter-day Saints, none knew where they would come to rest. But as they entered Salt Lake Valley, they were sure that the long quest was over

June 1967

A site for a proposed hydroelectric project also was the site of a grim Revolutionary War battle.