JOHNSON COUNTY IAGenWeb Project  

THE HANDCART EXPEDITIONS OF 1856 -1858
IN JOHNSON COUNTY, IOWA



Cloy Kent painting of handcart family, which hangs in Iowa City 4th Ward meetinghouse, is prominent in the city's promotion of handcart sesquicentennial observance, one of two celebrations that occurred in June 2006. Photo courtesy Iowa City Handcart Sesquicentennial Committee

 

Morman Handcart Expedition

The Handcart Expeditions of 1856 

by Char Hixon 

What was Iowa City like when the Mormon
handcarts were here?
Iowa City - An 1856 Tour
Iowa City Historical Sites Important to the Mormans
1400 Miles By Handcart
Post card history (#67) by Bob Hibbs

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