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Search one of the largest databases of Early Latter-day Saints.
The Pioneer Story
Use an interactive map to learn about the Mormon Pioneer Story.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Learn more about The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Mormon Overland Travel

Mormon Overland Travel, 1847-1868 is the most complete database of individuals and companies in which Mormon pioneer emigrants traveled west to Utah between the years of 1847 and 1868.

Based in Omaha, Nebraska, Pioneer Research Group is working with the Winter Quarters Project to gather information about pioneer residents in the Winter Quarters area. GEDCOM files can be dowloaded here for your Personal Ancestral File projects.
Harold B. Lee Library
The Harold B. Lee Library at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah offers thousands of research resources and links to other helpful websites.
L. Tom Perry Special Collections
The L. Tom Perry Special Collections, located at the Harold B. Lee Library at Brigham Young University, houses many original manuscripts, diaries, and other rare documents. Digital collections are also available online.
Utah Valley Regional Family History Center
The Utah Valley Regional Family History Center, with locations at various places throughout Utah Valley, provides information about and links to family history research sources.
Trails of Hope

Trails of Hope: Overland Diaries and Letters, 1846-1869 is a collection of the writings of numerous pioneer travelers. This valuable database includes original diaries, searchable trascripts, maps, trailguides, and photographs.

Family Search
Family Search is a genealogical research site. There is no charge for site usage.
Ancestry.com is a comprehensive service which allows users to search for ancestors and view various records including U.S. Census Pics. There is a membership fee required.
Heritage Quest
Heritage Quest is an online resource for searching records, including the U.S. Census , for information about ancestors. A membership fee is required.
Plan your trip to Winter Quarters on Mapquest!
Mormon Trail Center
The Mormon Trail Center at Historic Winter Quarters is located in Omaha, Nebraska. This is a wonderful place to begin your visit to Winter Quarters.
Places to visit
This site shows all of the LDS Church history sites to visit in the United States.
Winter Quarters Nebraska Temple
Visit the beautiful Winter Quarters Temple in Omaha, Nebraska.
Visit other temples of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Visit Nauvoo
Visit Historic Nauvoo. This is the official site of the Nauvoo, Illinois mission of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Family History
Learn more about family history research by visiting the St. George, Utah Regional Family History Training Center.

This site is maintained by students and faculty at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. The Winter Quarters Project, an independent
research venture, has no official affiliation with Brigham Young University or The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
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