Thank you so much to Martin Tanner for allowing us to share this story with you. “Henry Tanner’s Dance” is one of Utah’s first urban legend love stories and we are so happy to be able to include it in our selection of ghost stories for you to enjoy. Thank you Martin.
Henry Tanner’s Dance
Martin Tanner, copyright August 17, 2007, all rights reserved
The first Mormon pioneers entered Salt Lake Valley in July of 1847. Among the
Mormon pioneers who came to the Salt Lake Valley the next year, in 1848, was a convert family
from Scotland, the Watsons, who had a beautiful 19 year-old daughter named Marilyn. She was
always happy, despite the hardships of the journey, and looked forward to a new life in the Salt
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