The infamous Meadow Mountain Massacre took place on September 11, 1857. There are numerous stories about what happened.
LDS Church President Gordon B. Hinckley delivered words of reconciliation at the Sept. 11, 1999, dedication of a rebuilt monument to emigrants slaughtered by Mormon militiamen and their Indian allies 142 years earlier. He emphasized in his talk, "That which we have done here must never be construed as an acknowledgment of the part of the church of any complicity in the occurrences of that fateful day".
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Meadow Mountain is best reached from Saint George, Utah.
From St. George, Utah; head north on S Main St toward W 200 S 236 feet, then take the 1st left onto W 200 S for 0.5 mile, then turn right at S Bluff St/UT-18 N, continue to follow UT-18 N 29.8 miles, and then turn left for 1.0 mile.
If you plan to fly in to visit St. George, Utah; it is suggested to fly in to the St. George Municipal Airport (IATA: SGU, ICAO: KSGU, FAA LID: SGU) which is the public airport located in the city of St. George, serving southern Utah. You could then stay in the St. George Area and rent a car there.
Of course, what person doesn't appreciate Mountain House for home food storage, and quick meals; when traveling in the outdoors!
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|The Overview Area.|
Of The Memorial.
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|The Grave Site.||Where The Attack Began.|
|The Grave Site.||The Grave Site.|