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Mountain Meadows Massacre site may become national landmark

The southern Utah site where Mormons massacred the members of a 19th Century Arkansas wagon train is on its way to becoming a National Historic Landmark.

In November, a National Parks Service Advisory Board subcommittee voted unanimously to recommend a petition to elevate the Mountain Meadows Massacre site to landmark status, parks historian Lysa Wegman-French said.

The advisory board is scheduled to meet in April to decide whether to recommend the proposal to the U.S. secretary of the interior, she said.

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