Salt Lake City, Utah.
In what is now Salt Lake City, Utah.
The first Mormons arrived to settle in the Great Salt Lake on July 24, 1847.
The Mormons didn't move to Salt Lake City, they moved to a mostly uninhabited desert and built Salt Lake City. This was due to the persecution and violence they had faced in other cities where they attempted to settle.
The Mormons traveled to Utah and settled in the Salt Lake Valley. They established the city Salt Lake City.
Salt Lake City
The Great Salt Lake.
Salt Lake City was the city that the Mormons founded in Utah.
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.
The Mormons were able to settle successfuly at the Great Salt Lake due to their faith, strength, steadfast determination to settle together in a place where they would not be persecuted for their religious beliefs and where the lord wanted them to be.