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Utah State History

May 2020

Passport in Time: Terrace, Utah

May 17 - May 23

The Utah Division of State History, in association with the Salt Lake City BLM and Cannon Heritage, are hosting a Passport in Time (PIT) project out on the Transcontinental Railroad! With help from volunteers, they will investigate the town of Terrace - a railroad town that was home to some of the Chinese railroad workers who were integral to the completion of the Transcon. The primary goals of the 2020 Terrace PIT project are to acquire additional data related to…

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Historical Tour of the Fort Douglas National Historic Landmark Cemetery

May 30 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Fort Douglas Cemetery, Chipeta Way
Salt Lake City, UT United States
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Join Cemetery Program Manager Amy Barry from the Utah Division of State History for a walking tour of the history of Utah's longest-serving military post's cemetery. Learn about who was buried there and how efforts to preserve these fragile tombstones continue.  At the end of the tour participants are welcome to explore the Fort Douglas Military Museum to get an even more in-depth exploration of this site's rich history.  Participants must be able to walk on both sidewalks and uneven terrain…

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