History Question of the Month

Oct. 2018 History Question of the Month
10/01/2018
Who was the early Butler resident that was stranded along with her 5-year-old daughter by an early snowstorm at Brighton?
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September 2018 History Question of the Month
09/03/2018
What early Butlerville resident’s father was a well-known African-American activist from Maryland?
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Aug. 2018 History Question of the Month
08/07/2018
What Butlerville resident owned a brewery and hotel in Butlerville along with “Mill A” in Big Cottonwood Canyon?
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July 2018 History Question of the Month
07/03/2018
What Butler resident, when chided by family and friends for settling on a gravelly arid piece of property located in Butler, gave this prophetic reply? “You just wait and see, this country is going to blossom like a rose.”
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June 2018 History Question of the Month
06/01/2018
What Cottonwood Heights resident owned and operated the “Black Rock Resort”?
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May 2018 History Question of the Month
05/01/2018
The Homestead Act of 1862 was passed to help in the population of the west with farmers. It was available to citizens and immigrants. Many of the homesteaders within our City boundaries were immigrants. Being new to our country and not speaking the language presented problems for some of those applying for Homestead Grants. What were some of the problems they encountered?
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March 2018 History Question of the Month
03/05/2018
What Butlerville resident owned a brewery and hotel in Butlerville, and Mill "A" in Big Cottonwood Canyon?
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Feb. 2018 History Question of the Month
02/01/2018
Avalanches were one of the many dangers facing the early settlers of our city who worked in the canyons. What early resident of Butler was killed in an avalanche in Big Cottonwood Canyon?
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Jan. 2018 History Question of the Month
01/03/2018
What early Butler resident also owned property in East Canyon where they operated a saw mill?
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December 2017
12/05/2017
What early Butlerville resident spent 50 years working as a stationary engineer? What was a stationary engineer?
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September 2017
09/11/2017
What early resident of our city was a well-known builder and brick mason and built many of the buildings in the Union and Butler communities?
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August 2017
08/01/2017
During an August night in 1940, Alma W. Farnsworth of Cottonwood Heights was faced with a very frightening experience that threatened his livelihood.  What happened?
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May 2017
05/01/2017
Who were a few of the young people who lived in our area in the mid-20th Century to receive recognition for winning various contests that were held in the Salt Lake area?
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April 2017
04/03/2017
Who homesteaded the land on the north side of today’s Fort Union Boulevard between 1500 East and 2300 East?
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November 2017
How did residents of the small community of Cottonwood Heights help a neighbor whose house was partially destroyed in a fire in the fall of 1946?
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July 2017
What Butlerville resident was the first Bishop of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Granite Ward which was created July 1, 1877? 
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