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Roadside History of Utah (Roadside History)by Cynthia Lar Bennett
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"Roadside History of Utah" takes readers on a journey through time as it follows the state's highways, vividly portraying the determined people who made Utah their home.
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Offers compelling stories about Utah's people and places, along with some 150 b&w historical and recent photos. The author, a native of Utah born to descendents of Mormon pioneers, combines thorough research and lively storytelling to give residents and visitors alike a new appreciation for the Beehive State and its turbulent past. Readers will meet native peoples, explorers and traders, pioneers, and modern developers, and travel to haunted lakes, factories, and historical sites. Includes a chronology.
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The "Roadside History" series charts a course to the present through carefully selected and thoroughly researched stories relating what we see today with what happened before. Through vivid anecdotes, old photographs, and maps, the "Roadside History" guides provide entertaining insight into the states they describe.
Each state is divided into geographical and historical regions, and each region is described in the context of highways that pass through it. This "road log" approach helps place modern travelers in the past.
Roadside History of Utah takes readers on a journey through time as it follows the state's highways, vividly portraying the determined people who made Utah their home.
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