EXPLORE – DISCOVER – REMEMBER – the 40th anniversary exhibit of the Frontier Homestead State Park in Cedar City, UT, – details the history of the state park from its original concept through its current status as Frontier Homestead State Park. The State Park Museum tells the story of development in Iron County when in the 1850’s, Brigham Young sent Mormon missionaries here to mine and process iron.
Visit now through December 31, 2013 to help celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the establishment of the Museum.
Displays include horse-drawn vehicles used from 1850 to 1920 and a collection of pioneer artifacts. An iron industry exhibit features the only known remaining artifact from the original foundry – the town bell.
Other items of interest include several historic cabins, a large collection of horse-drawn farm equipment, and Cedar City’s oldest remaining brick home, the Hunter House.
Located at 635 North in Cedar City, UT
Museum Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mon – Sat
Day Visits: $3 Per Person
When visiting the Park, enjoy a getaway at Amid Summer’s Inn Bed & Breakfast. Ask about other sites to visit – the innkeepers may even share their personal out-of- the-way favorites.