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What year did the Mormons settle in Salt Lake City?

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February 16, 2010 5:17PM

The first group of Mormons to arrive in Salt Lake City came in July 1847. Subsequent groups came later. Church members were encouraged to leave their hometowns and move to Salt Lake City until about 1900, when they were encouraged to stay where they were and build up the Church in their area.