Mountain Meadows officially becomes National Historic Landmark

by | Sep. 12, 2011

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On a day when people throughout the United States were remembering the tragic events of Sept. 11, 2001, some 400 people gathered on a windy morning on a remote plot of ground in southern Utah to remember another tragic event on Sept. 11, 1857.

"Today we recognize the importance of this site with its designation as a National Historic Landmark," wrote U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar in a letter that was read during the Sunday morning gathering at the site of the Mountain Meadows Massacre.

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