After Promontory

Presented by Brigham Young University Museum of Art and Golden Spike 150 at Brigham Young University Museum of Art, Provo UT

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After Promontory

On May 10, 1869, two railroads—built with haste, hope, and aspiration—joined in a lonely, dry desert of northern Utah, at a place called Promontory. On that day, dignitaries from both companies—the Central Pacific, which had built from California, and the Union Pacific, which had built from the east—gave speeches and installed ceremonial last spikes.

Promontory was an inflection point in the history of the American West—as well as the country as a whole—a moment that both

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

  • Aug 19, 2019 at 10:00 am (Mon)
  • Aug 20, 2019 at 10:00 am (Tue)
  • Aug 21, 2019 at 10:00 am (Wed)
  • Aug 22, 2019 at 10:00 am (Thu)
  • Aug 23, 2019 at 10:00 am (Fri)
  • Aug 24, 2019 at 10:00 am (Sat)
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  • Sep 2, 2019 at 10:00 am (Mon)
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  • Sep 19, 2019 at 10:00 am (Thu)
  • Sep 20, 2019 at 10:00 am (Fri)
  • Sep 21, 2019 at 10:00 am (Sat)

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Saturday – 10 AM – 6 PM
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