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A photographic look back at the Days of '47 Parade, from 1864 to 2013

Published: Wednesday, July 23 2014 5:20 p.m. MDT

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The Days of '47 Parade — known previously as both Pioneer Days and Covered Wagon Days — was first held in 1849, and has continued since that time, celebrating the 1847 arrival of the Mormon pioneers in the Salt Lake Valley.

Using Deseret News archive photos, here's a photographic look back through the parade's history, starting in 1864 and moving through 2013.

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Related: See what the pioneers thought, felt as they first came to the Salt Lake Valley

Related: A photographic look at how Days of '47 floats have changed — or not — from 1897 to 2013

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MapleDon
Springville, UT

I'm not going to waste my time clicking a new page to look at each picture. Nice frustrating gimmick that I and others aren't getting snookered into.

JSB
Sugar City, ID

Sometimes I'm interested in the lists and photos Deseret News has and sometimes I'm not. If I'm interested, I look at it; if not, I don't. What in the world does this have to do with being snookered? Why are some people are so desperate to find something to complain about?

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