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    Las Vegas Mission

    Founded 1855 Closed 1857

    Mission Summary

    The mission was established as both a colonization effort and a means to proselyte among the Native Americans of the Las Vegas Springs area.


    Sources

    Las Vegas Mission record book, 1855 April-1857 March, Church History Library.

    Contains a daily journal, minutes to meetings, records of Indians baptized, names of members, and an account of labor donated on public works at the Mormon colony in Las Vegas.