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I was struck by the fortitude of the people who struggled to pull a handcart across the plains and into the mountains of the western U.S. For a short distance my wife and I pulled an empty handcart about three miles, over a gravel path,...More
We visited Martin's Cove with my 2 small children, my adult siblings and parents. The visitors center was very informative for the adults, but the kids weren't interested. The kids did enjoy being pulled in a hand cart along the trails. There are 2 trails...More
We visited here for a day to understand more of the story of the sacrifices made by the Willy and Martin handcart companies. The guides here were tremendous, giving a great understanding of what transpired at this historic location.
We took the time to pull...More
We stopped here because of the story and because a couple of ancestors passed through here. We learned many interesting facts about the half a million folks who passed through here on their was West. Touring the ranch house and the companion attraction at the...More
Wonderful setting for such a tragic place where the Mormon handcart people had to spend time through a terrible blizzard and freezing temperatures. Great visitor’s center. This place is owned by the Mormon Church so they have their people man the center and give personal...More
I came here for a Trek experience. It was amazing. The feelings at the place were so strong. The missionaries there were so helpful and great at teaching the history. It was an unforgettable experience.
This is a special spot with a lot of history especially to Mormons. It is well kept and is staffed by Mormon older couples who love it there. They share so much about the Mormon migration west and their struggles. It is truly a special...More
This place is astounding! It is well kept and well attended by many Mormon missionary couples who obviously love it there. There's so much to learn about the Mormon migration west and the two parties that struggles in this area. Learn the stories before walking...More