Black and white photo that shows the Co-op Store, parts of Main Street, and more of the town

The Move South

Outside events would soon cause disruption of normal life in all the northern settlements. The Utah War, in which no battles were actually fought, resulted in a mass dislocation of people called “The Move South.” In the...

Midwives and Medicine

Care of the sick was an immediate need, a role left primarily to the women of the family, and most common illnesses were treated with home remedies brewed of barks, herbs, or common household solutions. A doctor or...