Sunday, February 11, 2007

Oh Yes, the other Salt Lake Founders..

DSC01775, originally uploaded by cameronduff.

Like most Australian cities, the history of colonial contact with the locals is a mostly unhappy one in America. At the top of this plinth is Joseph Smith casting his gaze out across the expanse of his new territory. How the locals felt about these new polygamous visitors with their strange attachment to odd facial hair and even odder religious observances appears to have mattered little to old Joe.


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