Emigration Canyon (NRIS 66000737)

Address: E edge of Salt Lake City on UT 65, Salt Lake City, Utah. County/parish: Salt Lake.

1 contributing site.

Added to the National Register of Historic Places October 15, 1966.

Also known as:

  • This is the Place

From Wikipedia:

Emigration Canyon, Utah
Emigration Canyon is a census-designated place (CDP), township and canyon in Salt Lake County, Utah, United States, located east of Salt Lake City in the Wasatch Range. Beginning at the southern end of the University of Utah, the canyon itself heads east and northeast between Salt Lake City and Morgan County. The boundaries of the CDP and township are coextensive; they do not extend to the county line. As of the 2010 census, the population was 1,567. A portion of Emigration Canyon, located in This Is the Place Heritage Park, was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1961 for the canyon's significance in the Mormon migration of the 19th century. (read more...)

National Park Service documentation: https://npgallery.nps.gov/AssetDetail/NRIS/66000737