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Dominguez: The leader

Superior lives in Escalante’s shadow, but some still remember his impact
A mural callled “Father Escalante Discovers Utah Lake – 1776,” painted by Lee Greene Richards in the rotunda of the Utah State Capitol. Explorers Francisco Atanasio Dominguez and Silvestre Velez de Escalante, holding the staff, came through Durango in 1776. Dominguez seems to go overlooked in history.

Dominguez: The leader

A mural callled “Father Escalante Discovers Utah Lake – 1776,” painted by Lee Greene Richards in the rotunda of the Utah State Capitol. Explorers Francisco Atanasio Dominguez and Silvestre Velez de Escalante, holding the staff, came through Durango in 1776. Dominguez seems to go overlooked in history.
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