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Read a couple of the many books on the Massacre before visiting to understand what happened her. Especially Jaunita Brooks book. Another good one is the Walker & Turley book. I found out about this massacre while I was a member of the 2nd Armored...More
Memorial recounts the devastation wrought by over-zealous religion that resulted in the death of humans not "of the faith". I live in Utah and have been to Southenr Utah many times so it wasn't hard to find. But if the address is wrong as one...More
First: The site is 50km from St. Georg and not 17km as indicated by trip advisor.
Second: Visit the memorial, which consists out of 4 sites actually. All within 1 km. Interesting to read the history and see all the names of the victims.
Visted all three sites dedicated to the memory of the men, women and children needlessly killed in this Utah desert
The main site is well maintained and reverent as it memorializes the families slain
It brought home to me a chapter of early Utah history...More