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A Look Back: Days of ’47 Parade in 1964

by Salt Lake Tribune | News from Utah

The Salt Lake Tribune occasionally presents images from its archives in a special series called A Look Back...


Wagons, ho! Nauvoo to Salt Lake City one more time

by Deseret News | Everything Else

With the Days of ’47 rapidly approaching, a wagon train is closing in on Salt Lake City. It's come all the ...


'Heavenly' Katherine Jenkins to join Mormon Tabernacle Choir for Pioneer Day concert

by Deseret News | Arts & Entertainment

U.S. audiences primarily know her as a dancing queen, after she finished near the top of last season’s “Dan...


BYUtv to broadcast Katherine Jenkins concert with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir

by Salt Lake Tribune | Arts & Entertainment

Katherine Jenkins – the young Welsh mezzo-soprano who was a 2012 finalist on ABC’s "Dancing with the Stars"...


Potterpalooza and Pioneer Trek: The Power of Stories for Building Communities

by LDS Cinema Online | Best of LDS Blogs

I recently had the opportunity to do something I’ve never done before and may never do again: attend the mi...


{A&E} Listen to This: Video/Song Tribute to the Pioneers

by Kate Ensign-Lewis | Arts & Entertainment

Most of us have heard the story of the rescuers who carried beleaguered handcart Saints across the Sweetwat...


Blessed Honored Pioneer

by S. Michael Wilcox | Adventures in Travel

I undergo a traditional ritual every time I leave Nauvoo.  It is a walk from the blacksmith shop down ...


Photo Gallery: 2011 Days of '47 parade

by LDS Church News | News from Utah

The glitter of the floats were reflected in the eyes of the spectators July 25 as the Days of '47 parade st...


Pioneer Day, The Sweetwater Rescue, and the Role of History in Mormonism

by Juvenile Instructor | Best of LDS Blogs

While I generally like to challenge–if not completely burst–historical myths, both in and outside the class...

Pioneer Day Quiz

by The Daily Herald | Everything Else

1. When did the Mormon exodus West begin? 2. When did the advance party of Mormon pioneers arrive in the Sa...