Thursday, September 11, 2014

Mormons on the move

This pictorial map, printed in 1899, commemorates the 1846-47 route of émigrés from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, as they made their way from Illinois to Utah. It's not to scale, exaggerating some locations/events that were considered to be of greater importance. Click to see it in more detail.  More info here.

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