Postcard From The USA – Salt Lake City

Utah Map

We continued through Idaho before crossing into Utah and picking up the Interstate 15 which ran adjacent to the Great Salt Lake and took us into a much more urban environment than we had been used to as we approached our destination, Salt Lake City.

The city was founded in 1847 by a group of Mormon pioneers led by their prophet and leader, Brigham Young, who fled hostility and violence in the east  and took a wagon train west in search of a suitable new location for themselves and their religion.

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8 responses to “Postcard From The USA – Salt Lake City

  1. nice pictures! never been to mormon country ::)

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  2. Polygamy Porter… Our bookclub read a book about the Mormons once and our beer of choice for the evening was the Porter. Quite good as I recall. 🙂 –Curt

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