Monument to the Emigrants
Vestmannaeyjar, Iceland
The Monument to the Emigrants was placed on the island of Heimaey in the year 2000 by the Icelandic Association of Utah.  
Heimaey (Icelandic pronunciation: hei:ma,ei  literally Home Island, is an Icelandic island. At a size of 13.4 square kilometres (5.2 sq mi), it is the largest island in the Vestmannaeyjar archipelago, and the largest and most populated Icelandic island outside the main island of Iceland. Heimaey lies approximately 4 nautical miles (7.4 km; 4.6 mi) off the south coast of Iceland. It is the only populated island of the Vestmannaeyjar islands, with a population of approximately 4,500.
The monument is in memory of the Icelanders that emigrated from Iceland to Utah between 1954 and 1914. Nearly 400 in number. Most of these immigrants were members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
Icelandic Memorial
Spanish Fork, Utah
In 2005 the Icelandic Association of Utah upgrade to original Icelandic Monument which was place tin 1938 adding to the light house monument a second monument with all the names of the Icelanders that immigrated to Utah.
Icelandic Monument
Spanish Fork, Utah
This monument was placed by the Icelandic Association of Utah and the Daughters of Utah Pioneers in 1938. This monument honored the Icelanders that came to Utah before the railroad in 1869.

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