Dr. William B. Kennedy in front of the monument to mark the beginning of the Mormon handcart journey.
The marker, a large granite boulder with a bronze plaque honoring the Mormon handcart pioneers, stands today at Coralville's St. Morrison Park north of the pioneer campground on Clear Creek. Attending the Dec. 17, 1936, dedication ceremony as a representative of the Church was President Bryant S. Hinckley of the Northern States Mission, father of President Gordon B. Hinckley.
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