Category: Books

  • The Mormon Landscape in Southern Alberta

    The Mormon Landscape in Southern Alberta

    One of the core books on Mormon settlement is The Mormon Landscape by Richard Francaviglia. It examines the distinctive patterns used by Mormons in settling the Western United States. In his research, he examined hundreds of settlements across the intermountain west looking for features that were common to places settled by Latter-day Saints and he […]

  • Picturesque Cardston and Environments

    Picturesque Cardston and Environments

    Over the years I have collected a stack of books and a folder of PDFs about the history of the Mormon communities of Southern Alberta. Some I’ve read, others I refer to and the rest are on my “to read” list. As I was looking through some files that I recently received, I came across this […]