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    • Winter Quarters Nebraska Temple

    • Northeast church
    • Mormons believe that their temples are the most sacred places on Earth. Only very special ceremonies are performed at the temples. Regular weekly activities and Sunday services are held in chapels, not the temples. The Winter Quarters Nebraska...
    • Mormons crossing the plains

    • Overland Trails--Description and travel; Wagon trains; Mormons; Handcarts; Nebraska Western Trails Project NSHS
    • Abstract The Mormons began the experiment of using handcarts on the trail.
    • Mormon Trail Center

    • NortheastOmaha church
    • The Mormon Trail Center show historical events that happened on the Mormon Trail. The Mormons traveled from Illinois to Utah to seek a place where they could practice their religion freely. They spent the winter of 1846-1847 in the Florence Area....
    • June 28, 1848 - Sioux party gives chase to Mormons

    • 1848 diary William Henry Tappan Missouri Mounted Volunteers artist illustrator drawings illustrations trade Native Americans sketches landscape portraits fort Kearney Missouri River Indians senator Nebraska City Oregon Battalion Childs writing...
    • William Henry Tappan diary entry
    • Government train en route to Utah

    • Wagon Trains; Mormons; Russell, Majors and Waddell; Nebraska Western Trails Project NSHS
    • Abstract Mormons in Utah rejected U.S. government authority in 1857, inciting the so-called ôMormon War.ö Freighting firms, such as Russell, Majors and Waddell of Nebraska City, prospered when thousands of tons of military supplies were needed...
    • Florence Mill

    • NortheastOmaha
    • The Florence Mill was built during the winter of 1846-47. Mormon pioneers used the mill as they moved to new areas in the west. The mill was used for about 100 years by others after the Mormons. The building has changed over the years, but inside...
    • Tuesday, October 1848 -  From Linden to Jackson.

    • 1848 diary William Henry Tappan Missouri Mounted Volunteers artist illustrator drawings illustrations trade Native Americans sketches Fort Kearney Missouri River Indians senator Childs camp Linden farms landscape descriptions Jacksons Major Doctor...
    • William Henry Tappan diary entry
    • June 26, 1848 - Mormons scuffle with the Omaha.

    • 1848 diary William Henry Tappan Missouri Mounted Volunteers artist illustrator drawings illustrations trade Native Americans sketches Fort Kearney Missouri River Indians senator Nebraska City Childs Mormon sawmill Omaha guns
    • William Henry Tappan diary entry
    • July 10, 1848 - Emigrants enroute to Oregon visit.

    • 1848 diary William Henry Tappan Missouri Mounted Volunteers artist illustrator drawings illustrations trade Native Americans sketches landscape portraits fort Kearney Missouri River Indians senator Nebraska City Oregon Battalion Childs emigrants...
    • William Henry Tappan diary entry
    • July 21, 1848 - Tappan learns Indian war customs.

    • 1848 diary William Henry Tappan Missouri Mounted Volunteers artist illustrator drawings illustrations trade Native Americans sketches landscape portraits fort Kearney Missouri River Indians senator Nebraska City Oregon Battalion Childs emigrants...
    • William Henry Tappan diary entry
    • Tragedy at Winter Quarters

    • Overland Trails--Description and Travel; Mormon Pioneer National Historic Trail; Florence (Omaha, Neb.); Mormons; Nebraska Western Trails Project NSHS
    • Abstract Sculpture: Tragedy at Winter Quarters û Avard Tennyson Fairbanks
    • Shoe last sketch

    • Shoes; Overland Trails; Nebraska Western Trails Project NSHS
    • Abstract This handmade shoe last was used by Mormons when crossing the Plains. The purchase of appropriate footwear, a seemingly minor decision, could save a traveler considerable pain and suffering.

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