Before the Spanish explorers or Mormon pioneers came to Utah, people had been here for a LONG time! Take a look at this timeline. Then, click on the parts of the timeline to learn more about PaleoIndian, Archaic, Fremont and Ancestral Pueblo, and new people.
For a PDF timeline you can print on legal-size paper, click here. (Drawings by Rebekah Smith)
The Fremont and Ancestral Pueblo (or Anasazi) cultures flourished from about 2,500 to 800 years ago. Learn more about the Fremont culture. Learn more about the Ancestral Pueblo culture. Go back to the timeline.