Mormon Trail Center at Historic Winter Quarters
Follow early Latter-day Saint pioneers on the many routes they took to the Salt Lake Valley. Learn about their travels by wagon, handcart, sailing ship, and train.
Examine artifacts, paintings, and photographs that provide glimpses into the varied experiences of early Latter-day Saint pioneers.
Listen to historian Jenny Lund as she explains how Winter Quarters was a place of sacrifice and tragedy but also a place of cooperation, hard work, and amazing accomplishment.
Listen to historian Mel Bashore as he shares insights about the Latter-day Saint handcart and wagon companies that crossed the plains to the Salt Lake Valley.
Listen to historians Mel Bashore, Michael Landon, and Chad Orton as they share fun stories about the Latter-day Saints’ migration to the Salt Lake Valley.