The Beehive State

Beehive State

Deseret State

Name: people of the mountains (Ute)

Distinction: Utah was the only territory that had to renounce polygamy in order to become a state.
Geographic Oddity: Utah has a small ocean in the middle of the continent!

Famous Native: Marie Osmond ~ singer & doll designer
Famous Small Town: Moab [pop.5K] ~ tourist town for Arches and Canyonlands Nat'l Parks

Notable Landmarks:
  Natural = Delicate Arch
  Man-Made = Temple Square

Favorite City Name: Shivwits

Something you might hear a Beehiver say: "I'd like you to meet my wives."

Little Known Factoid: The desolate alkali plain . . .

If I could live anywhere in Utah, it would be in Escalante, centrally located to the sites I like in the southern half of the state.