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slgwv
slgwv
Those wide, wide streets--typical Mormon town!
23 months ago.
Don Barrett (aka DBs… has replied to slgwv
I thought the width was related to historic needs for driving cattle through town..
23 months ago.
slgwv has replied to Don Barrett (aka DBs…
Mormon communities were historically based on farming--ranching wasn't a big deal, altho there must have been some later on. Maybe the width was so you could turn a big wagon and team around without unhitching. In any case, these very wide streets, along with the Cartesian street numbering grid ("100 W, 200 S"), are characteristic of a town platted by Mormon settlers.
23 months ago.