with northern Utah today are by truck and private automobile along Highway
U.S. 89 to Thistle, connecting with Interstate 15 at Spanish Fork. The
other route follows the traditional pioneer trail along Utah Highway
128 to Interstate 15 at Nephi.
The most obvious
cultural feature at Manti is the Mormon
temple, begun in 1877 and dedicated in 1888. The Patten house (1854),
constructed by John Patten of pioneer rubble rock, is a museum, a gift
to Manti from the Utah State American Revolution Bicentennial Commission
in 1976, with supplementary help from private donors.