Sea Gull Monument, Temple Block

Sea Gull Monument, Temple Block Salt Lake City Utah


Stock #: 26953
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: Salt Lake City
State: Utah (UT)
County: Salt Lake
Publisher: Deseret Book Company
Postmark: 1944
PM City: Salt Lake City
PM State: UT
Stamp: 1c
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
Additional Details:
The Sea Gull Monument, erected in commemoration of the Miraculous Delivery of the Mormon Pioneers from starvation when a plague of crickets threatened destruction of their crops in 1848 and 1849. flocks of Sea Gulls appeared and preyed upon the destroyers until the pests vanished and the people were saved. Since then the Gulls have been protected in Utah by Legislative Enactment.

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