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Because the Mormon Pioneers traveled on it.

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How did the mormon trail got its name?

The Mormon Trail got it's name because it was used by tens of thousands of Mormon pioneers travelling west to find religious freedom.


What was the Mormon trail?

The Mormon trail is the trail the Mormon pioneers took to have a better life.


How did the Mormon trail get its name?

Obviously it's because the Mormons traveled the trail.


What was Mormon Trail name after?

The Mormons, the religious group that made and traveled the trail.


Name the trail the pioneers used to come to the Salt Lake Valley?

The Mormon Trail.


How did the Mormon Pioneer Trail get its name?

Seriously???? It was a trail, and Mormons traveled on it, and they were pioneers.


What year did the Mormon Trail start?

The Mormon Trail began in 1847.


What year was the Mormon trail start?

The Mormon Trail started in February 1846.


When was Mormon Trail created?

Mormon Trail was created on 1978-11-10.


When did they go to the Mormon Trail?

The Mormon Trail was in operation from 1846 to 1869, when the transcontinental railroad was completed.


What is at the end of the Mormon trail?

Salt Lake City, Utah is considered the end of the Mormon trail.


What trail did the 49ers take?

The Mormon trail and the organ trail


Who traveled on the Mormon trail?

The Mormon Trail was traveled by Mormon Pioneers from Illinois to Utah after they had been kicked out of Illinois. It was then traveled by Mormon converts from Europe and Canada as they immigrated to "Zion" (the Mormon settlements in Utah). The trail was mostly discontinued after the railroad reached Salt Lake City.


Which trail did Mormons travel on?

The Mormon Trail.


What trail did the Mormons follow?

The Mormon trail.


Why did the Mormons use the Mormon trail?

Because it was the trail that lead to Salt Lake City. The Oregon trail went to Oregon, the California trail went to California, and the Mormon Trail went to Utah.


Where is Mormon trail located?

the Mormon trail extends from Nauvoo, Illinois to Salt Lake City, Utah


What was the Purpose of Mormon trail?

The Mormon Trail's purpose was to lead the Mormons to the Great Salt Lake Valley.


Of the thousand of people who went east on the Mormon trail most were?

Most of the travelers on the Mormon Trail were Mormon converts from the eastern United States and Europe.


Where did the Mormon trail lead?

The Mormon Pioneer trail lead from Missouri to Salt Lake City, Utah. It closely followed the Oregon Trail and the California Gold Rush trail.


What trail did the Mormon trail follow for most of its length?

Oregon Trail


When did the Mormon trail begain and end?

The Mormon trail was used between 1845 and 1869, when the transcontinental railroad was completed and therefore the trail was no longer needed.


What route did the Mormon trail to the west?

The Mormon Trail was the route, but it did travel on the Oregon trial too. :)


How many Mormons were on the trail?

Approximately 70,000 Mormon Pioneers traveled the Mormon Trail between 1845 and 1869.


Why did the Mormon Trail stop?

The Mormon Trail stopped being used shortly after the railroad reached Utah in 1869.