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John Doyle Lee, on this date, 3/23/1877, a Mormon, was executed (after 20 years).  He had been the mind behind the “Mountain Meadows Massacre” of 1857.  An entire wagon train of 127 Arkansas Methodist emigrants bound for California, were murdered by a group of Mormon settlers (and some Indians) at this location in Utah.

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