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“Original Masterplan” for Salt Lake City Goes Up for Sale

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(KCPW News) A foundational document in the history of Utah – foundational in more sense than one – is getting its first public viewing. A map of what would become Salt Lake City, which some researchers call the original master plan for the city, is currently being shown at this year’s New York Antiquarian Book Fair. KCPW’s Roger McDonough reports.

An early map of Salt Lake City - commissioned by Brigham Young soon after the arrival of the Mormon pioneers (courtesy of Rick Grunder)
An early map of Salt Lake City – commissioned by Brigham Young soon after the arrival of the Mormon pioneers (courtesy of Rick Grunder)

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