Your Pioneer Art:
The Brooklyn

By Jonathan Collier and Abraham Collier,

age 5 and age 7, Los Altos Ward, Los Altos California Stake

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In July 1996, we celebrated the 150th anniversary of the ship Brooklyn’s arrival in San Francisco. The Brooklyn carried some Mormon pioneers from New York around Cape Horn to Yerba Buena, which is now San Francisco, California. In this picture, the pioneers and crew on board are happy because after six months at sea, they have finally arrived. They have passed through the Golden Gate (behind them), the entrance to San Francisco Bay, and are stopping in the bay.

Child art

Illustrated by Jonathan Collier and Abraham Collier