The great state of Utah is known for its natural beauty, but there is also a great deal of history to be found.

The region has been inhabited by American Indians for about 10,000 years, and was only colonized by American settlers in 1847.

Since then, Utah has been an important center for the Church of Latter Day Saints (the Mormons).

Updated 10/1/2019 – In that relatively short time since modern settlement, the state has seen two wars, the construction of the First Transcontinental Railroad, conflicts with the American Indian population, and more.

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