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Martin Handcart Company, Sweet Water River Rescue

The story of the Willy and Martin Handcart company is a story that is well known in the hearts of Latter-Day Saints everywhere. The Martin and Willy handcart companies had a late start and had gotten caught in early winter storms in Wyoming. There are many tragic stories that came out of this event, but […]

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Willies Handcart Rescue Site Historical Marker

The Willie Handcart Company Historical Landmark was erected by the members of the Lyman Wyoming Stake in 1933. Inscription: Captain James G. Willie‚Äôs Handcart Company of Mormon emigrants on the way to Utah, greatly exhausted by the deep snow of an early winter and suffering form lack of food and clothing, had assembled here for […]

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