The Mormon Trail System

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The main trail they traveled from 1846 to 1868 to get away from persecution and make their own communities. It was a 1,300 mile trail and is now apart of the United States National Trail System, also known as the Mormon Pioneer National Historic Trail. The Mormon Trail goes from Nauvoo, Illinois to Salt Lake City, Utah. Nauvoo, Illinois was home of the main principal settlement of the Mormons, otherwise know as the Latter Day Saints. That settlement stayed the main place for Mormons from 1839 to 1846.
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