Researchers at the Church History Library have compiled five interesting facts about Pioneer Day.

They gathered this list based on the five most frequently asked questions they have received about Pioneer Day.

  1. What is the history of Pioneer Day celebrations?
  2. Who were the first Latter-day Saint pioneers to enter the Salt Lake Valley?
  3. Did Brigham Young ever actually say, “This is the right place”?
  4. Who was the last of the 1847 pioneers to die?
  5. When was This Is the Place Monument dedicated?

Find answers to these questions in the article “Ask Us: Top Five Reference Questions about Pioneer Day.”

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