Mountain Meadows massacre site landmark ceremony

At a ceremony on Sunday, September 11, 2011, Zion National Park superintendent Jock Whitworth will present plaques to mark the Mountain Meadows Massacre Historic Site in southern Utah as a National Historic Landmark. The plaque ceremony will take place at the lower monument in the Mountain Meadows, and the public is welcome.

On June 23 of this year, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar designated the Mountain Meadows Massacre Historic Site as a National Historic Landmark, recognizing the site as playing an integral role in the development of the country.

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