Speaker: Jack Worlton

The Muddy: A Mission Too Far?

The Muddy: A Mission Too Far? The ‘Muddy Mission” (1865-1870) refers to Mormon settlements along the Muddy River in what’s now southeastern Nevada. It was established to grow cotton, anchor the outskirts of Zion, and explore possible navigation of the Colorado River. It couldn’t last. Living conditions were extremely difficult, including taming the Muddy. The …

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