This image is the cover for the book Legends, Lore & True Tales in Mormon Country, American Legends

Legends, Lore & True Tales in Mormon Country, American Legends

Utah's Mormon Pioneer National Heritage Area offers breathtaking natural resources, powerful historical drama and intriguing cultural traditions. This rich legacy is built on old-world values of cooperation, industry, ingenuity and true grit--as well as a miracle or two. From frontier justice and lost treasure to the lasting contributions of a Presbyterian minister and a Jewish settlement, talented regional historians, educators and storytellers bring to life these legends, lore and true tales from the heart of Mormon country.

Monte Bona, Christian Probasco, Steve Clark, Eileen Hallet Stone, James Nelson

Monte Bona, director of the Mormon Pioneer National Heritage Area, is a retired businessman completing his twentieth year as a city council member in Mt. Pleasant, Utah. A graduate of Brigham Young University and the University of Michigan, he taught political science at BYU and UVU. Mr. Bona has received a Utah Heritage Foundation award, Utah Division of State History Outstanding Contribution Award and the Regional Recognition Award from Utah's Six County Association of Governments.

The History Press