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Pioneer Trivia: 10 Things You Never Knew

Answer: Bison. In May 1847, four wagon loads of meat and a feast was secured after the pioneers saw the bison. Originally, the animal had ranged from the Appalachians, but by 1820, they had been killed off east of the Missouri River—200 miles west of where the pioneers found them. 

Pioneer Trivia: 10 Things You Never KnewWho was the first of Brigham Young’s group to arrive in the Salt Lake Valley?

a. George A. Smith

b. John Brown

c. Joseph Mathews

d. John Pack

e. Orrin Porter Rockwell

f. J. C. Little

g. All of the above

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