After Promontory

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

Mar 29
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Oct 05
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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Monday, Thursday, Friday – 10 AM – 9 PM
Tuesday – Wednesday – 10 AM – 6 PM
Saturday – 10 AM – 6 PM
Sunday – Closed

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UDAM Teaching Artist; Dancer, Choreographer | Rachel Swenson is a wife, mother, teacher, artist, and performer. Rachel has a BFA in Modern Dance and a MEd in Elementary Education, both from the University of Utah. She has performed professionally in various venues in Utah.

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