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

Agriculture and Industry Before the Co-op

Agricultural Economy Agriculture, including raising livestock, was the major force in the local economy, with Box Elder residents branching out into the nearby countryside. In the 1850s most planting and harvesting was...

Non-Mormon Churches Before 1900

Presbyterian Church Reverend Samuel Lovejoy Gillespie With the encouragement of a few local residents, the Reverend Samuel Lovejoy Gillespie delivered the first Protestant sermon in Brigham City from the front steps of...

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