The Whole World Watched This Railroad Make History Right Here In Utah
By Catherine Armstrong|Published December 11, 2018
Writer, editor and researcher with a passion for exploring new places. Catherine loves local bookstores, independent films, and spending time with her family, including Gus the golden retriever, who is a very good boy.
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.