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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...


Mormon Tabernacle Choir brings 'Wonderful World' of tribute songs

by Deseret News | Arts & Entertainment

From the days of the Mormon Battalion through every war and every peace since, members of The Church of Jes...


Pioneer Day 2011

by Marianne Monson | Holidays

If you have ever watched a child listen breathlessly to the ending of a fairy tale, you know that stories a...


Pioneer Rodeo: President Monson

by LDS Church News | Opinions & Features

President Thomas S. Monson watches the bareback riding during the Days of '47 Rodeo on July 18 in West Vall...


Photo Gallery: 1947 centennial Pioneer Day parade

by Salt Lake Tribune | Opinions & Features

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


Mormon Battalion is still leading the Pioneer Day parade

by Salt Lake Tribune | Opinions & Features

The Mormon Battalion marched in the first Pioneer Day Parade, and 162 years later the Mormon Battalion Asso...


{Lifestyle} A New Meaning for the 24th of July

by Ashley Bardsley | Holidays Lifestyle

On the 24th of July I usually look forward to playing outside, popsicles, and water activities. This year I...

O Pioneers!

by LDS Living Staff | Activities Holidays

Though it is a state holiday in Utah, Pioneer Day is recognized by Church members around the globe, sometim...