Utah's History

  • Salt Lake at Last

    Salt Lake at Last
    The first mormon pioneers entered the Salt Lake valley.
  • Utah Territory

    Utah Territory
    Utah becomes a territory.
  • The Telegraph

    The Telegraph
    The Telegraph comes to Utah. People start doing classes to learn how to do it
  • Brigham Young Academy

    Brigham Young Academy
    The Brigham Young Academy is established now known as BYU
  • Edmunds Act

    Edmunds Act
    Congress makes practicing Polygamy a felony.
  • Statehood

    Utah finally becomes a state after waiting 45 years.
  • Mining

    The Bingham Canyon Copper Mine was built/started.
  • Zion National Monument

    Zion National Monument
    Monument is made larger and name is changed to Zion National Monument.
  • Bryce Canyon National Park

    Bryce Canyon National Park
    Bryce Canyon National Park was established after being a National Monument.
  • Skiing In Utah

    Skiing In Utah
    Alta Ski Resort opens in Utah becoming the second ski resort in the nation.
  • Topaz

    The Topaz relocation camp is opened for japanese people living in the US.