This is an LDS visitors center and the jail is a reconstruction. It was definitely worth the stop. The history that we think we know is accurate but there are details that you just don't get to see and hear until you visit and actually...更多
The Sister Missionaries are super friendly and knowledgeable about the history at the site. The tour lasts about one hour. You cannot actually go into the jail (only the original flooring remains and the rest is a replica all protected in a giant rotunda), however...更多
We always like to stop at the various Mormon sites around the country as they are always educational, always well done, and free! This one was no exception. The jail is a reproduction but I believe the stone floor was the actual floor in the...更多
If you are history buff interested in learning about the westward migration of the Mormons and the struggles / tribulations they endured in their quest to practice their religion freely without fearing persecution, you would enjoy this free tour of this historic site. The reconstructed...更多
Excellent display and great tour guides.
Great wake-up call that minority religions are often feared, misunderstood, and persecuted. That the Constitution prohibits such behavior is often lost in the fear and 'false news' of the time. The display contains one of the five copies of...更多