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Air Force One with President Barack Obama on board taxis for take off Friday, April 3, 2015, at Hill Air Force Base in Ogden Utah after announcing a new renewable energy plan that will involve veterans.

President Donald Trump will visit Salt Lake City on Monday, which will mark his first appearance in the state since he became president.

Trump will visit Utah to announce the reduction of the Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments.

Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, will be with the president during his time in Utah.

"I'm thrilled the president has accepted my invitation to come to Utah to discuss critical issues that matter to my constituents," Hatch said Tuesday.

Hatch spokesman Matt Whitlock said Trump will also meet with leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and will tour the church’s Welfare Square.

"Sen. Hatch has arranged for the president to meet with LDS Church leadership and to see the incredible work taking place at Welfare Square," Whitlock said. "In the past, Sen. Hatch has arranged similar visits for presidents and takes great pride in showcasing this iconic facility."

We’ve collected stories about past presidents who have visited the Beehive State. Take a look below.

President Ulysses S. Grant was the first U.S. president to visit Utah Territory. He made his visit in 1875. Utah became a state in 1896.

President Rutherford B. Hayes was the last president to visit Utah before it became a state. Read his two speeches to the Beehive State.

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Theodore Roosevelt riding through Salt Lake City.

President Theodore Roosevelt visited Utah in May 1903 to defend Utah Sen. Reed Smoot, who faced questions from voters because he was a senator and a Mormon apostle.

President William Taft visited the Salt Lake Country Club, where the avid golfer hit the links and stayed at the Knutsford Hotel and Hotel Utah.

President Woodrow Wilson gave two speeches in Utah before he suffered a stroke two days after leaving. He spoke on the rear platform of his train in Ogden and at the Mormon Tabernacle in Salt Lake City.

President Warren G. Harding also went golfing while he was in Utah. He spoke at Liberty Park and traveled down to Zion National Park.

President Herbert Hoover visited Utah in 1932 while on his way to California. He encouraged Utahns to be optimistic about the economy.

President Franklin D. Roosevelt gave a short informal speech at the rear train platform in Salt Lake City, praising the Utah capital.

President John F. Kennedy visited Salt Lake City in 1959. He spoke at the Salt Lake Tabernacle in Temple Square, and he ate breakfast with LDS Church President David O. McKay.

President Lyndon B. Johnson visited Utah five times while he was president. He spoke with President McKay, who had previously been invited to the White House.

President Richard Nixon visited Utah three times, once as senator, another as vice president and finally as president. He spoke at BYU while he was vice president. As president, he spoke at the Days of ‘47 Rodeo event.

President Gerald Ford had plenty of ties to Utah. His son Jack attended Utah State University, and he even invited many Utahns to be his aides once he took office.

President Jimmy Carter visited Utah in 1978. He visited the Salt Lake Tabernacle, where he offered a prayer about the importance of family.

President Ronald Reagan first traveled to the Beehive State in 1982. He met with future LDS Church Presidents Gordon B. Hinckley and Thomas S. Monson.

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President Ronald Reagan greets former veterans at the Salt Palace in Sept. 1984.
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President George H.W. Bush met with Sen. Orrin Hatch when he traveled to Utah in September 1991. Bush spoke at a rally at the Salt Lake International Airport and visited Primary Children’s Hospital.

President Bill Clinton came to Park City in 2016 to raise money for Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign.

President George W. Bush visited Utah four times after taking office. He came to Utah in 2002 for the Winter Games and then again in 2005 to meet with LDS Church members.

President Barack Obama made a quick stop in Utah in April 2015. The 44th president spent 15 hours in the state.