MORMON PIONEER BINGO // Check out this great freebie by A Year of FHE! It includes 8 different bingo cards and a callers key for Pioneer Day! The card is all hand-drawn and so CUTE! #lds #familyhomeevening #pioneer

MORMON PIONEER BINGO // Check out this great freebie by A Year of FHE! It includes 8 different bingo cards and a callers key for Pioneer Day! The card is all hand-drawn and so CUTE!

A Year of FHE // Check out this great collection of MOrmon Pioneer Activities from the Friend magazine! Love having all of the links in one place!  #lds #pioneers #pioneerday

PIONEER DAY - A Year of FHE // Check out this great collection of MOrmon Pioneer Activities from the Friend magazine!

These Pioneers Will Make Your Jaw Drop

Stories of Mormon Pioneer Women for Talks and Lessons

Learn stories of faith, trials, and miracles from LDS pioneer women while they crossed the plains. These are perfect to share in your next talk or lesson.

Life and Death on the Trek--The Mormon pioneer trek was no walk in the park, but BYU research shows that more survived the hardship than you might think. Historian Melvin L. Bashore (MLS ’75) and statistics professor H. Dennis Tolley (BS ’70) teamed with eight students to crunch data on 56,000 pioneer records from 1847–1868. Numbers from their study paint the story of life and death on the trek:

BYU research shows that more Mormon pioneers survived their trek than you might think.

Check out this guide of resources celebrating MORMON PIONEERS. FHE Lessons, activities, recipes, free printables, and more!

A Year of FHE // Check out this amazing guide of resources celebrating MORMON PIONEERS! It's got FHE Lessons, activities, recipes, free printables, and more!

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Stories of Mormon Pioneer Women for Talks and Lessons

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A man who crossed the plains as a pioneer in the Martin handcart company of 1856 lived in Utah for many years. One day he was in a group of people who began sharply criticizing the Church leaders for ever allowing the Saints to cross the plains with.

A Year of FHE // a Family home Evening about the daily life of the Mormon pioneers as they crossed the plains to Salt Lake City, Utah.  This is so fun to teach the night before Pioneer Day! Includes a scripture, song, lesson and two activities to choose from. #fhe #lds #pioneer

Family home Evening about the daily life of the Mormon pioneers as they crossed the plains to Salt Lake City, Utah. This is so fun to teach the night before Pioneer Day! Includes a scripture, song, lesson and two activities to choose from

Hazards a Traveler Would Have on the Oregon Trail

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, often called the Mormon church, celebrates Pioneer Day on July 24 each year. It was on this date, in according to the LDS church, that "the .

John Y. Nelson:  (1826-1903) - noted frontier scout.  He joined Cody's "Wild West Show" in 1884 and was with the outfit for many years. He guided Brigham Young and the Mormon pioneers to the Salt Lake Valley in 1847; worked as a military scout with William F. Cody (Buffalo Bill); fought in the Indian Wars, and served as a lawman in North Dakota. He often narrowly escaped death from bullets, arrows, and knives. Nelson’s story is a fascinating view of the early American west in all its glory.

Nelson: He joined Cody's "Wild West Show" in 1884 He guided Brigham Young and the Mormon pioneers to the Salt Lake Valley in worked as a military scout with William F. fought in the Indian Wars, lawman in North Dakota.

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