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University Connected Learning
Learn about early Salt Lake City history, art, and the cemetery's monuments, as well as about the contributions of gentiles, Jews, and pioneers who made their mark on Utah. Discover the stories of famous women, artists, educators, plural wives and business owners buried in the Salt Lake City Cemetery in the Avenues. Within its boundaries are three Jewish cemeteries, numerous veterans' areas, special monuments, and mysteries. Why were some people exhumed and moved out? Why was a sexton banished to a deserted island in the Great Salt Lake? What are the origins of the urban legends connected to the cemetery? Join us, and unravel the mysteries.