In 1847, after an epic cross-country trek, a bearded man named Brigham led a group of pioneers into the Salt Lake Valley, proclaiming “This is the place.”

Upon arriving, one of the pioneers in this group looked around at the big, wild valley ringed by mountains and nestling a salty lake, and thought, “Really? This is the place?”

He decided to go in search of potable water, and stumbled upon a cave—a cave that transported him to modern-day Salt Lake City. This is his story…


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