Descendants say Utah landmark status for massacre site helps heal loss of families

Descendants of massacre victims at a Utah site say the elevation of the Mountain Meadows area to national landmark status brings some healing.

The 760-acre site marks the spot where 120 members of an Arkansas wagon train were shot and killed on Sept. 11, 1857, by a Mormon militia. The Baker-Fancher wagon train was on a stop-over in the meadows on their way to California when it was attacked.
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