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Brigham Young’s Vision

This is a historic marker located in Crosby Family Confluence Park in St. George, Utah.

This is S.U.P. Marker # 174, see the others in the series on this page.

Near this spot, in the fall of 1859, Brigham Young, statesman and leader of the Mormon people, silently gazed at Pine Valley Mountain, and then the valley and hills of black lava and vermillion rock before him. He saw in vision a thriving community. With a sweep of his arm he spoke: “There will yet be built between those volcanic ridges, a city of spires, towers and steeples, with homes containing many inhabitants.”

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