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Mormon Temple Grounds, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1912.
Mormon Temple Grounds, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1912

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Brigham Young Settled in the Great Salt Lake Valley
July 24, 1847

Every 24th of July, people in Utah and several other Western states celebrate Pioneer Day. People give speeches, ride in parades, participate in rodeos, and join with friends and family for a picnic. These activities honor the bravery, strength of character, and physical endurance of Brigham Young and other settlers like him. Have you ever celebrated Pioneer Day? Have you ever been to Salt Lake City and seen the Mormon Temple there? Ask your friends and family if they have.
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