One of Salt Lake City’s Parks, for others see the list here.
Dedicated to Mignon Backer Richmond – April 1, 1897 – March 11, 1984
Utah’s first black college graduate – Utah State University, June 1921.
Educator-Civic Leader – Humanitarian.
Mignon Richmond was an activist and community leader that left her mark on Salt Lake City, yet her name is fading from the minds of Salt Lake’s current residents. Utah State history has dedicated space to tell her legacy through photographs, artifacts, and even her voice. Come to the Rio Grande and learn the story of Mignon and pass it on.