Mormon Pioneer Trail
Under the leadrship of Brigham Young
the "Mormon" pioneers
exploring their way to the valley of
The Great Salt lake
passed here July 15 to 20, 1847. Orson Pratt's
advance company reached here July 15, others
following at intervals. The rear company, including
Brigham Young, who was lll with Mountain Fever
encamped near here July 20.
The trail turned to the left at this point to avoid
Weber Canyon, then impassable to wagon trains.
Ascending Henefer Creek to its head and passing
thence into East Canyon approximately along the
route now traversed by the Highway.
Utah Pioneers Trails and Landmarks Association