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Test of human desere for religion freedon

Think of walking over 1500 miles while takin all of your worldly goods on a hand cart. Then the... read more

Reviewed October 15, 2017
cdhcch
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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Mormon Trek

This was a lovely blacktop walking path that memorializes those who gave up so much for something... read more

Reviewed September 13, 2017
weimalova
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Illinois
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At this site in the mid-19th century, Mormons prepared for the trip to Salt Lake City.
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  • Poor4%
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Iowa City, IA
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Reviewed October 15, 2017

Think of walking over 1500 miles while takin all of your worldly goods on a hand cart. Then the reason you are doing it is because of religion in the US. I am not Mormon but this still touched me to think of what it...More

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Reviewed September 13, 2017 via mobile

This was a lovely blacktop walking path that memorializes those who gave up so much for something they believed in. It is wonderful that attention is given to past events that helped make this country. The path is not too long nor is it bogged...More

Thank weimalova
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Reviewed July 29, 2017

The Mormon Handcart Site was an interesting find while walking some of the back trails in Coralville/Iowa City. We learned a lot about the Mormon's trek across Iowa.

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Reviewed June 25, 2017

As I leave the Coralville Mall area where the Cross Creek Trail starts it is a pretty trail that leads to this site. It is along the creek, in the woods all the way, and you are never far from Hwy 6 and the hustle...More

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Reviewed June 6, 2017

I'll be honest: we went to see what this was all about because the site name is, well, a bit odd. It's really just a nice walking path through the woods with a few signs marking significant spots and detailing the history. If it's on...More

Thank Jennifer M
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Reviewed April 3, 2017

At first it was a bit discouraging to see so many cars in the parking lot, but we managed to find a spot after a bit of searching. Our wives had a harder time because there were no pull-through spots for busses. After we figured...More

14  Thank Danny N
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Reviewed February 14, 2017

It was neat to read the signs and think what might have occurred in this land many years ago. There's really nothing remarkable about this site, but it's along a really nice paved walking/biking/running path.

1  Thank Malerie P
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Reviewed October 12, 2016

Truly a unique piece of history when you read about the Mormons moving west with the use of handcarts. The path is paved and handicapped accessible. The trail is not very long - only about a half mile but it is a hilly venture -...More

1  Thank kathybrez
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Reviewed August 23, 2016

This is an interesting site, where you can read about the Mormon Handcart's trials on their travels across the U.S. The trail is quite wooded, hilly, but paved.

Thank IAjj
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Reviewed September 20, 2015

I suppose if you are a Morman this will be very celebrated site. It is interesting and a nice setting.

Thank citainc
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