Moapa Valley History Part 1

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Author :This article was written and submitted by Elise McAllister, from Partners in Conservation and Logandale Trails System. Elise will be a regular contributor to this blog and the Moapa Valley History Category.

Saint Thomas

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St Thomas was a pioneer settlement starting in 1865, located approximately 7 miles southeast of Overton, NV, inside the Lake Mead National Recreation Area.

Latter Day Saints-Then and Now

The President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in the late 1860’s was Brigham Young. Who at the time issued a call to selected names read in a conference in Nephi, Utah.