Religion: Mormon Monuments

Across the U. S., from Vermont to Utah, stretches a chain of 80-odd monuments, testimony of the rise of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in the East, and its long trek westward a century ago in search of religious and economic freedom. A notable marker is the one on the hill east of Salt Lake City where Brigham Young first gazed over the Salt Lake Valley, exclaimed: 'This is the place!" This small stone, it was announced last week, is to be replaced next year by a monument more fitting to...

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