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03 August 2009

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cary doucette

i inquired about this while in salt lake city and was told that the streets of mormon towns were designed wide enough to allow for a team of horses to make a u-turn
i guess to escape the natives (?)

Joe

That may be right. According to Wikipedia "The streets are relatively wide, at the direction of Brigham Young, who wanted them wide enough that a wagon team could turn around without 'resorting to profanity.'"

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