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July 1850 - July 1850 – Peterson Party Explores Utah Valley

Peterson Party heads out to explore Utah Valley. The Party includes Canute Peterson, David Savage, Charles Hopkins, Henry Royle, William S. Empey, William Wadsworth, and SurveyorLemmon. They camped at Dry Creek and found the area, Sulphur Springs. They explored the JordanRiver and Utah Lake.