Utah Historical

Utah Historical (HM1UAI)

Location: Williamsburg, VA 23185 James City County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 13.566', W 76° 46.962'

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Quadricentennial Plaza

—Jamestown Settlement —

Capital-Salt Lake City

Although the Spanish first explored the area, English and American fur traders soon entered the region. Mass migrations of Mormons driven from eastern states began in the 1840s. In 1848 the territory was ceded to the United States after the Mexican War. In 1849, the Mormons created the State of Deseret, but it was denied admission to the United States due to the Mormon practice of polygamy, renounced in 1890, Utah was formed from the Territory of Utah, organized by the United States in 1850.

1776-Explored by missionaries Silvestre Velez de Escalante and Francisco Afanasio Dominquez for Spain 1847-Permanently settled by American Mormons 1896- Admitted to the Union as the 45th state.
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Date Added Monday, September 12th, 2016 at 9:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 341846 N 4121443
Decimal Degrees37.22610000, -76.78270000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 13.566', W 76° 46.962'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 13' 33.96" N, 76° 46' 57.72" W
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Area Code(s)757, 202
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2206 Colonial Pkwy, Williamsburg VA 23185, US
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