[President Wilford Woodruff]
This is the pioneer Day. We go to Saltair Pavillion to have a Celebration of the Pioneer day. We went to Saltair at 2.25. We met about 20 of the Remnant of the Pioneers. They were aged feeble men. I think I was the oldest man of the pioneers present. All were introduced to the Assembly of some 4,000 persons. Speeches were made by quite a Number of the Pioneers. Bishop Weilen & Lorenzo Young were among the number. Both vary feeble. We returned home at 6.30. It was a vary interesting day. 30 Miles.
[Wilford Woodruff's Journal: 1833-1898 Typescript, Volumes 1-9, Edited by Scott G. Kenney, Signature Books 1993, http://amzn.to/newmormonstudies]