Remembering Salt Lake City’s Pioneers

By Keith A. Erekson, Church History Library Director Every July 24, a Utah state holiday commemorates Salt Lake City’s Mormon ... Read More

7 Most Amazing Views in Utah

For a getaway focused on breathtaking views and truly amazing scenery, there are few destinations that can compare to the natural ... Read More

Top 5 Things To-Do at This is The Place Heritage Park

On July 24, 1847 the first wagon train of Mormon pioneers arrived in the Great Salt Lake Valley. Gazing out into the vast desert valley ... Read More

Temple Square Pioneer Walk

Every year on July 24, Utah celebrates Pioneer Day - the date the pioneers entered the Salt Lake Valley in 1847. A great way to honor ... Read More

Meet the Mormons: Alex Boye

If you’ve ever heard the name Alex Boye or watched any of his videos, you probably know he’s the one who brought African music to ... Read More

The History of the JSMB Banquet Rooms

The Joseph Smith Memorial Building (JSMB) is absolutely bursting with beautiful banquet rooms . Discover the history behind the names ... Read More

6 Fun Facts About the Utah State Capitol

Sitting on top of the hill overlooking Salt Lake City is the remarkable Utah State Capitol building, home to the chambers and offices ... Read More

Hotel Utah: Grande Dame of Salt Lake

This summer marks the 104th anniversary of the completion of the Hotel Utah, now the Joseph Smith Memorial Building. To celebrate, we ... Read More

US Bus Utah Sightseeing Tour Experience

If you live in Salt Lake, you’ve probably seen a big red bus circulating around the city and wondered what that’s all about. Well, so ... Read More

Salt Lake Cemetery: Gravesites of the Prophets

In 1847, the first burial at the Salt Lake Cemetery was for a small child born at Winter Quarters. Since then it has become the ... Read More