Memorial to Immigrants - Price, Utah, USA
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 39° 35.964 W 110° 48.509
12S E 516442 N 4383313
Quick Description: Memorial to the immigrants located in front of the Carbon County courthouse in Price, Utah.
Location: Utah, United States
Date Posted: 7/10/2012 9:54:10 PM
Waymark Code: WMEVQG
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
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Long Description:
The memorial is a relief plaque mounted on a sandstone base. The relief sculpture depicts the Statue of Liberty, seven immigrants, and an American flag. The plaque is inscribed: 


    This monument is dedicated to Carbon County's proud immigrant heritage. In the early part of this century, Thirty Two nationalities lived in Carbon County. Most of them came here to mine the coal. 
    Carbon County is Utah's melting pot. Because of its polyglot population, refined and tempered in the melting process, the religious, social, and cultural life of Carbon County has a broader, more tolerant, cosmopolitan type of lifestyle that sets it apart from the rest of Utah. 
    These immigrants together with the Native Americans, have left their imprint as part of this rough, often cruel, yet proud heritage.

Who placed it?: Carbon County Historical Society

When was it placed?: 1989

Who is honored?: Immigrants to Carbon County

Website about the Monument: Not listed

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