, , , , ,

Pierre – Jean De Smet

Priest of the Society of Jesus (1801-1873)

Courageous Missionary to the American Indians (1838-1868)

Father De Smet became well acquainted with the region of the Great Salt Lake, and gave much valuable information to Brigham Young and the Mormon Pioneers while they were at Winter Quarters, Nebraska, in November, 1846.

This historic marker is located in Lester Park at 24th Street and Jefferson Avenue in Ogden, Utah. It is part of this series by the U.P.T.L.A. and this series by the S.U.P.

Located at: N 41.222476 W 111.964541