Legends, Lore & True Tales in Mormon Country

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Utah's Mormon Pioneer National Heritage Area offers breathtaking natural resources, powerful historical drama and intriguing cultural traditions. This rich legacy is built on old-world values of cooperation, industry, ingenuity and true grit—as well as a miracle or two. From frontier justice and lost treasure to the lasting contributions of a Presbyterian minister and a Jewish settlement, talented regional historians, educators and storytellers bring to life these legends, lore and true tales from the heart of Mormon country.
ISBN: 9781626199392
Format: Paperback
Publisher: The History Press
State: Utah
Series: American Legends
Images: 58
Pages: 144
Dimensions: 6 (w) x 9 (h)
Monte Bona, director of the Mormon Pioneer National Heritage Area, is a retired businessman completing his twentieth year as a city council member in Mt. Pleasant, Utah. A graduate of Brigham Young University and the University of Michigan, he taught political science at BYU and UVU. Mr. Bona has received a Utah Heritage Foundation award, Utah Division of State History Outstanding Contribution Award and the Regional Recognition Award from Utah's Six County Association of Governments.
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