Mormons honor Arizona settlement with restoration

by | Aug. 30, 2011

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Mormons of today are remembering those who paved a path to Arizona and Utah in the 1870s.

Members of the Brigham City Restoration Project are working to restore an old Mormon community outside Winslow named for Mormon leader Brigham Young.

"I look at it as a historical site," said Gene Hancock of Winslow, a member of the restoration team. "This is where Brigham Young called our ancestors to come down and settle this crazy place."

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