Photos from the 2017 Annual Conference — Mormons, Miners and the American West

We are pleased to share these images from our 49th Annual Conference of the International Society for Landscapes, Place, & Material Culture which was held in Salt Lake City, Utah, in October 2017. Click any image for a larger view and/or view the photos as a slide show. using your keyboard’s arrow keys.

PAS:APAL Conference Collage ISLPMC members enjoying the beautiful autumn weather in the Avenues Historic District of Salt Lake City During the Saturday tour in Sanpete Valley, Utah, the tour group got an up-close view of the Manti LDS Temple. A group photo of the Saturday Sanpete Valley tour attendees in front of the massive limestone Manti LDS Temple retaining wall The 1899 Spring City Schoolhouse in Sanpete Valley is the primary project that helped the Friends of Spring City win this year's Preservation Award. The Provo City Center LDS Temple (formerly Provo Tabernacle) is one of the many preservation projects the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has completed worldwide. The LDS Church is the recipient of this year's Preservation Merit Award. The c.1860s Alma Staker House in Mt. Pleasant was the last stop, and the perfect end to the Saturday Sanpete Valley tour. Tom Carter explains the interior structure of the Alma Staker House, in Mt. Pleasant. The house, currently undergoing a historic rehabilitation project, was the perfect opportunity to show building techniques to tour goers.

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ISLPMC members enjoying the beautiful autumn weather in the Avenues Historic District of Salt Lake City
During the Saturday tour in Sanpete Valley, Utah, the tour group got an up-close view of the Manti LDS Temple.
A group photo of the Saturday Sanpete Valley tour attendees in front of the massive limestone Manti LDS Temple retaining wall
The 1899 Spring City Schoolhouse in Sanpete Valley is the primary project that helped the Friends of Spring City win this year's Preservation Award.
The Provo City Center LDS Temple (formerly Provo Tabernacle) is one of the many preservation projects the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has completed worldwide. The LDS Church is the recipient of this year's Preservation Merit Award.
The c.1860s Alma Staker House in Mt. Pleasant was the last stop, and the perfect end to the Saturday Sanpete Valley tour.
Tom Carter explains the interior structure of the Alma Staker House, in Mt. Pleasant. The house, currently undergoing a historic rehabilitation project, was the perfect opportunity to show building techniques to tour goers.