Looking for a family-friendly activity to celebrate Pioneer Day this year? The Church History Museum is hosting an Evening from the Museum Program to highlight artifacts from the Mormon Trails exhibit on Temple Square.
By Trail, Sail, and Rail: Pioneer Journeys to Zion
- • Live-streamed via Facebook
- • Date: Thursday, July 22nd
- • Time: 8 pm MDT
According to the Facebook event page, host and historian Tiffany Taylor Bowles will be sharing personal stories from the lives of pioneers like Green Flake, one of Utah's first Black pioneers, Jean Rio Baker, a British widow traveling with her young family, and Niels and Margarethe Nielsen, a Danish family seeking religious freedom.
Bowles is an associate curator of education at the Church History Museum and loves weaving the real-life experiences of pioneers into her educational programs. As a former park ranger at the Lincoln Home National Historic Site, she understands the importance of personal stories and how it brings historical facts to life with meaning and connections to modern-day experiences.
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