And join in celebrating the entrance into the Valley of blessed, honored pioneers!
|The first handcart company led by Captain Edmund Ellsworth, and including Elinor Jenkins Vaughan|
with her daughter's family, enters the Great Salt Lake Valley, Sept. 26, 1856
(LDS.org media library)
The camp rolled out at 12 P.M. and Travelled 18 miles[.] the road was pretty good. We forded the Weber about 1 P.M. and had dinner in the Weber banks[.] camped about 30 past 6 P.M. Wood, water and feed plenty. We were visitted by a few Indians. (Galloway OTD).