Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Paying Respects to Lincoln

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In June of 1862, George Q. Cannon states in is journal that he along with Brigham Young Jr., John Bernhisel, C. W. West and Senator Hooper visited Abraham Lincoln in Washington. What did Elder Cannon state that the President liked doing during their visit?
a.                  Persecute
b.                  Joke
c.                   Share stories of Illinois
d.                  Tell stories from the Book of Mormon
Yesterday’s answer:
B   1871
James Tuckfield was employed at the Union Central Railroad shops as a master car builder, and it was here that he built the little steamboat Lady of the Lake in 1871 for Brigham Young. It was one of the first pleasure boats to sail on the Great Salt Lake.

International Society Daughters of Utah Pioneers, Museum Memories, (Salt Lake City, Utah: Talon Printing, 2011), 3: 383.

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