Short Creek

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Fundamentalist Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter-Day Saints - History - Origins
... church." The twin cities were once known as Short Creek, officially founded in 1913 as a ranching community ... abandonment of plural marriage by the LDS Church, many members around Short Creek and elsewhere continued, and even solemnized, plural marriages ... Short Creek soon became a gathering place for polygamist former members of the LDS Church ...
Short Creek, West Virginia
... Short Creek is an unincorporated town in Brooke County, West Virginia, USA ... It also includes the dwellings along the creek from the Bottom of Dean's Hill and the Bottom of West Liberty Hill to the mouth of Short Creek at the Ohio River ...
Rivers Of Ohio - By Tributary - Ohio River - Short Creek
... Short Creek Williamson Run Little Short Creek Parkers Run Coal Run Jug Run Dry Fork Piney Fork Cabbage Fork Henderson Creek Thompson Creek Little Piney Fork Harrah Run Long Run Perrin Run Goose Run North Fork ...
Short Creek Raid - Aftermath
... After the Short Creek raid, the fundamentalist Mormon polygamist colony at Short Creek eventually rejuvenated ... Short Creek was renamed Colorado City in 1960 ... arrived on-site 6 April and stated her opinion that the action in Texas was unlike the Short Creek raid ...
Short Creek Community
... The Short Creek Community originally began in 1935 following the death of Joseph Leslie Broadbent, under the leadership of John Y ... Formerly located in Short Creek, Arizona (now Colorado City, Arizona and Hildale, Utah), the group was notorious for the practice of polygamy due to media ... region and changed the name to Colorado City and Hildale to eliminate any ties to the Short Creek raids ...

Famous quotes containing the words creek and/or short:

    The only law was that enforced by the Creek Lighthorsemen and the U.S. deputy marshals who paid rare and brief visits; or the “two volumes of common law” that every man carried strapped to his thighs.
    State of Oklahoma, U.S. relief program (1935-1943)

    Chess is ruthless: you’ve got to be prepared to kill people.
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