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National Parks were created, in part, to protect land and resources from development and business interests. In the process of creating them, however, American Indians who lived in park areas were…

One of the focal points of a Jewish community is its synagogue. Here, Jewish people hold religious and other community services. Other buildings do not immediately signify Jewish presence in a…

Considered the largest privately-owned university in the United States, Brigham Young University offers a unique experience and a rich history. Founded in 1875 as an academy for students of all ages,…

Congress passed the first Homestead Act in 1862. It opened millions of acres for Americans to settle outside of cities. The plots were generally 160 acres, and the opportunities west of the…

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Intermountain Histories is a free website and mobile app that curates the histories of sites and events around the Intermountain West regions of Idaho, Wyoming, Montana, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, Arizona, and New Mexico. Discover the histories of the region’s peoples, places, institutions, events, cultures, and more. Using an interactive GPS-enabled map, you can take virtual or physical walking tours of historic sites. As your personal tour guide, Intermountain Histories provides historical information, photographs and images, documentary videos, audio interviews, oral histories, bibliographic citations, and other resources as you explore.