Stagecoach and Wagon Transportation 1865-1875

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Stagecoach and Wagon Transportation 1865-1875

February 24, 2018 @ 12:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join Dr. Leo Lyman to learn how teamsters provided the transportation networks that moved Southern Utah products to market. Trafficking everything from bullion to sheep and cattle, and dodging robbers and bad weather along the way, the work of teamsters kept Southern Utah supplied with cash.

ABOUT THE PRESENTER: Dr. Leo Lyman was born in Delta, UT in 1942. In 1969, he moved to Riverside, CA and started teaching. In 1981, he received his Ph.D. from University of California, Riverside. After 40 years of teaching in CA, he moved to Silver Reef UT in 2004. He continues to be a very active historian here in the Southwest. He was once Utah State Director of the Old Spanish Trail Association (OSTA) Dr. Lyman continues to research and write books, he has written over a dozen including: Political Deliverance:” The Mormon Quest for Statehood” published by the University of Illinois Press, 1986, “The Arduous Road: Salt Lake to Los Angeles, the Most Difficult Wagon road in American History” privately printed in Victorville, 2001, and many others.

Suggested Donation: $4.00 ea.
Price includes Silver Reef Museum and mine tour admission
(registration is suggested, space limited )


February 24, 2018
12:00 am - 12:00 pm


Silver Reef Ghost Town- Leeds,Utah
1903 Wells Fargo Road
Leeds, UT 84746 United States

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