Life In This Little Utah Valley Was A Lot Different In The 1940s

The first settler arrived in the Cache Valley in 1852, and it quickly developed into a vibrant place with several close-knit communities. Today, the valley is well-known as one of Utah’s most beautiful agricultural spots. It’s still rural, but these vintage photos from the 1940s show that it was quite a bit different back then.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

If you’re interested in Utah’s history, you might want to check out this town in northern Utah, which was once one of the most dangerous places in the country!