"There were caged birds of all kinds in the market. They were given seed, millet, water and cuttlefish bone for their beaks. Their claws were kept trimmed and they were safe from all birds of prey. But it was the birds in the trees that were singing."
—An Expensive Place to Die, Len Deighton
166 years ago today Brigham Young and his company of Mormon Pioneers drove their covered wagons into the Salt Lake Valley and Young declared, "this is the right place. Drive on." And all the Native Americans already living here were like, "say what?"