"Willie's Handcart Company. Captain James G. Willie's Handcart Company of Mormon emigrants on the way to Utah, greatly exhausted by the deep snows of an early winter and suffering from lack of food and clothing, had assembled here for reorganization by relief parties from Utah, about the end of October 1856. Thirteen persons were frozen to death during a single night and were buried in one grave. Two others died the next day and were buried nearby. Of the company of 404 persons, 77 perished before help arrived. The survivors reached Salt Lake City November 9, 1856. Utah Pioneer Trails & Landmarks Association & Members of Lyman Stake."
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