Address: 1903 Wells Fargo Rd,
Location: Leeds, UT
Cost/Cover: $4.00- Lecture (cost includes Silver Reef Museum/Mine exhibit Tours)
Web Page: http://www.SilverReef.org
Contact Info: 4358792254
Details: Stagecoach/Wagon Transportation
1865-1875- Dr Leo Lyman, presenter
Saturday, Feb 24, 2018 at 10am
Silver Reef Museum/Cosmopolitan Event
1903 Wells Fargo Rd.
Leeds, UT 84746
Join Dr. Leo Lyman to learn how teamsters provided the transportation networks that moved Southern Utah products to market. Trafficking everything from bullion to sheep and cattle, and dodging robbers and bad weather along the way, the work of teamsters kept Southern Utah supplied with cash.
ABOUT THE PRESENTER: Dr. Leo Lyman was born in Delta, UT in 1942. In 1969, he moved to Riverside, CA and started teaching. In 1981, he received his Ph.D. from University of California, Riverside. After 40 years of teaching in CA, he moved to Silver Reef UT in 2004. He continues to be a very active historian here in the Southwest. He was once Utah State Director of the Old Spanish Trail Association (OSTA) Dr. Lyman continues to research and write books, he has written over a dozen including: Political Deliverance:äó The Mormon Quest for Statehoodäó published by the University of Illinois Press, 1986, äóìThe Arduous Road: Salt Lake to Los Angeles, the Most Difficult Wagon road in American Historyäó privately printed in Victorville, 2001, and many others.
Suggested Donation: $4.00 ea.
Price includes Silver Reef Museum and mine tour admission
(registration is suggested, space limited –
sign up at https://tinyurl.com/LeoLymanTransportation
This event is part of Silver Reef’s 4th week Arts to Zion HUB activities:
Silver Reef will be Living History, re-enacting Wild West Shootouts and renowned artist Jerry Anderson’s Sculpture Studio will be open across the street.
For more information, and other HUB activities, see: www.ArtstoZion.org