Marking enhanced on Mormon Trail

A lasting benefit from the Pioneer Sesquicentennial has been increased public awareness and improved marking of the trail followed by thousands of Saints as they gathered to Zion from 1846 to 1869.

The Mormon Pioneer National Historic Trail stretches from Nauvoo, Ill., to Salt Lake City, spanning Iowa, Nebraska and Wyoming. It, along with other historic trails, is under the administration of the National Park Service, specifically the Long Distance Trail Office based in Salt Lake City. Other governmental agencies and interested groups cooperate with the Park Service in preserving, protecting and marking the trail.Here are articles pertaining to two projects in separate states to facilitate better public awareness of the Mormon Trail.

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