Year of Polygamy

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Episode 47: Southern Utah Polygamy- St. George

  Join Lindsay as she discusses the history of St. George and several prominent polygamists in the area. Links and text mentioned in this podcast: Jacob Hamblin’s Bio, a Frontier Life by Todd Compton Larry Logue, “A Time of Marriage:

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Episode 46: A Brief History of Relief Society

Join Lindsay as she discusses the creation, suspension and continuation of the Relief Society. Links mentioned in this podcast: Keepapitchinin Forgotten Relief Societies 1844-67 by Richard Jensen Women of Covenant: The Story of Relief Society Mormon Enigma The First Fifty

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Episode 45: Houses of Polygamy

‘ Join Lindsay as she discusses three famous homes integral to the history of Utah polygamy- the Beehive House, the Lion House, and the Gardo House. Links and text mentioned and read in this podcast: You can read the text

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Episode 44: The Utah War

Join Lindsay as she interviews historian Joseph Geisner about 1850’s Utah including stories about Bill Hickman and Porter Rockwell.  This episode contains strong themes of violence. This is part two of a two-part episode.   Links and text mentioned and

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Episode 42: The Scandal of Soldiers, Wives, and Sex

TW: This podcast contains some discussions of rape. Join Lindsay as she discusses how women’s sexuality became the catalyst for a decade or more of Mormon violence, and the curious Victorian scandal involving Brigham Young’s daughter-in-law and a “Gentile” soldier.

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Episode 39: Early Utah Period Polygamy

Join Lindsay as she discusses how the practice of plural marriage evolved in early Mormon Utah in the 1850’s.Links mentioned in this podcast: Buy the reading guide here. Buy the reading guide here. Buy the reading guide here. Buy the

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