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By Elizabeth Von Aderkas

ISBN-10: 1841767417

ISBN-13: 9781841767413

The Indian tribes of the Pacific Northwest, either at the Coast and the inland Plateau, have been the final to come across white investors and settlers. whilst touch occured within the past due 18th century the explorers and investors came across particular cultures.

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The Pioneer Trail, as described here, includes these two variant routes. IMPORTANCE OF UTAH'S HISTORIC TRAILS Why is it important to view the trails? " Many historians now understand and appreciate the experience of early travelers, but one can achieve a clear understanding of the written record only by seeing the landscape through which the emigrants traveled. Unlike the written record, which is subject to archival preservation, trails are ephemeral. Modern roads and development projects have obliterated many trail segments.

0 miles). Here in 1855 the Mormon Church directed the founding of the Elk Mountain Mission in an attempt to expand its realm. When Ute Indians attacked them that same year, the Mormons abandoned the mission. Resettlement in the 187os proved permanent, and Moab developed into a supply point for the region. Successive uranium and tourist booms have since driven the local economy. 0 miles. North of Moab, the Spanish Trail followed Courthouse Wash up Moab Canyon. On the Spanish Trail, near the junction of the Dead Horse Point road (SR 313) and US 191, you will see the landscape of Arches National Park in the distance on your right.

In 1853 the Edward F. Beale railroad survey party observed these "mines of rock-salt," and claimed that the Rio Salado (Salina Creek/Meadow Creek) derived its name from them. The automobile tour starts atthe JOHN WESLEY POWELL RIVER HISTORY MUSEUM in the town of Green River. Green River is located in east-central Utah, 182 miles from Salt Lake City. You will be traveling on the Green River Cutoff, an unimproved road north of 1-70, which parallels the Spanish Trail. If you wish to avoid the Green River Cutoff, you can proceed west on I-70 to the junction with SR 10.

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