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Emigration Canyon

Salt Lake City, Utah
County of Salt Lake.
East edge of Salt Lake City on Utah 65
National Register Number: 66000737
Resource type: Site.
Property type: Landscape - natural feature. The threat level was Satisfactory in
2008.
Congressional District: UT-2 Certified Local Government: YES
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Current use/information: www.utah.com/stateparks/this_place.htm.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - January 20, 1961):
Emigration Canyon forms the natural passage through the Wasatch Mountains to Salt Lake Valley traversed by Brigham Young and his Mormon followers on the last leg of their journey from the Missouri Valley in 1847.

Condition:
There are no threats to the landmark, however nearly development is apparent.

There are no changes to the landmark.


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