Historical Tour of the Fort Douglas National Historic Landmark Cemetery

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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 …

The Oljato Trading Post: Renewed Significance in the 21st Century

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In celebration of Archaeology and Historic Preservation Month, the Utah State Historic Preservation Office is excited to host a series of brown bag lectures. Join us on May 27 as we welcome SHPO’s own Steve Cornell to the Utah State Archives! About the presentation: The Oljato Trading Post (from the Navajo …

Utah’s Mining Heritage: You Want to Save that Rusty Stuff?

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In celebration of Archaeology and Historic Preservation Month, the Utah State Historic Preservation Office is excited to host a series of brown bag lectures. Join us on May 13 as we welcome Dr. Seth Button, archaeologist for the Utah Division of Oil, Gas, and Mines, at the Taylorsville Library. About the …

Utah State History Conference Tour: South Temple Street: 170 Years of Change

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South Temple Street is arguably the architecturally most significant street in Utah because it offers architectural styles from almost every period of Utah history. On this tour, we’ll examine those styles by looking at various “case studies.” We’ll discuss why styles changed and what each one tells us about its …