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Zena Gurley
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Benron
N 42° 48.830 W 089° 51.471
16T E 266351 N 4744103
Quick Description: A waymark in Blanchardville, WI
Location: Wisconsin, United States
Date Posted: 3/12/2010 7:19:31 PM
Waymark Code: WM8CPQ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member onfire4jesus
Views: 4

Long Description:
In 1850, Zenas Gurley, settled with his family in this area. his charisma and leadership drew other devout families to this area after he broke with Brigham Young because of his polygamy practices. This settlement was called "Zarahemia" or "City of God," because the beautiful surroundings made them feel as if hey had found the "Zion" or ideal society.

Gurley played a major role in the development of the Reorganized Church of the Latter Day Saints which is now headquartered in Independence Missouri.
County: Lafayette

Location: Park

MarkerID: 450

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