Mormon Trails Association
- In October, a 50th anniversary of the National Trails System Act event was held at Richardson’s Point, IA, which included the dedication of new signs that mark this important location along the Mormon Pioneer National Historic Trail. Richardson’s Point was where the first Mormon expedition unexpectedly camped for 12 days in 1846 due to heavy rains. While camped at the point, some of the first deaths on the trail occured, and two marked graves are located on the property.
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