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Pioneers Arrive by Ship in San Francisco Bay by Arnold Friberg

At the same time that the pioneers began leaving Nauvoo, 238 members of the Church who lived in New England embarked on a long sea voyage to reach the gathering place of the Saints in the West. They chartered the ship Brooklyn and sailed from New York on 4 February 1846. They landed at San Francisco, California, which was then called Yerba Buena, on 29 July 1846. They had made…
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