Thursday, November 17, 2005

The Court of the Patriarchs, Zion National Park were named after figures from the Old Testament by a Methodist minister. Somehow the less prominent peak on the right in the foreground received the name Mt Moroni... BTW, the park was named Zion by a zealous Mormon as he hoped for it to be a place of religious tolerance. When Brigham Young visited and found wine and tobacco in free use, he deemed it "not Zion", which his more pious true believers took up as its new moniker... Posted by Picasa

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