The strength of Utah’s Dixie is in its planning 

By Chris Knoles

Born in 1850 in Switzerland, 9-year-old John Stettler Stucki arrived in Salt Lake City after walking across the plains with his family and other pioneer settlers. His time in northern Utah was short, as Brigham Young had a role for his family: colonizing a new settlement located 300 miles south, near present-day St. George.

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