The Whole World Watched This Railroad Make History Right Here In Utah

Utahns love to celebrate our history and heritage. From the centuries-old ruins that help us understand more about Utah’s first residents, to the spot where Brigham Young proudly pronounced that, “This is the right place,” we’re surrounded by fascinating historic landmarks. Here’s a bit of history that happened in 1869, and the whole world was watching.

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Learn more about the Golden Spike National Historic Site on its website. Have you visited? Tell us about your trip!

Go even further back in time when you visit this ancient cave in Utah.