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Utah Historical Quarterly Current Issue

Volume 85, Number 1 (Winter 2017 Issue): Published since 1928, the Utah Historical Quarterly is the state’s premier history journal and the source for reliable, engaging Utah history. Join the Historical Society for your own copy. Each issue of the Utah Historical Quarterly is accompanied with rich web supplements that introduce readers to sources, photos, interviews, and other engaging […]

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NHPA 50 Year Anniversary

Join the nationwide celebration for the 50th Anniversary of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) in 2016. This Act transformed the face of communities throughout the United States and Utah by establishing a framework and incentives to preserve historic buildings, landscapes, and archaeological sites.  Coordinated through Preservation50.org, the nationwide celebration is designed to inform and […]

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Utah Drawn: An Exhibition of Rare Maps

We are pleased to announce an exhibition of forty rare historical maps depicting the region that became Utah from its earliest imaginings by European cartographers to the modern state’s boundaries. Original maps shown are from the private collection of Salt Lake City businessman Stephen Boulay, with additional contributions from the Utah State Historical Society, LDS Church History […]

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Utah on the National Register

The National Register of Historic Places only exists because of its association with the federal National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA), and it is turning 50 years old in 2016. This book is a small selection of Utah’s contribution to historic preservation work.

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Veterans Utah History Project

Where were you when WWII ended? The Division of State History and the Utah Department of Veterans & Military Affairs have joined together on the Veterans Utah History Project. Whether you are a WWII veteran and want to document and share your experiences and memories or you want to volunteer to interview a WWII veteran there […]

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