The Great Gunnison Valley

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 11
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1979
Type Text
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Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
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Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
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Title The Great Gunnison Valley
Description THE GREAT GUNNISON VALLEY Jecny Lind M. Brown Sale Lake City, Utah Professional Division Tired, travel-worn and probably quite covered with dust and grime, the Abner Lowry wagon train moved slowly into Salt Lake on Florence, Nebraska."weary members realizing their dream of Zion had finally come true, faced the future with cheerful excitement and thanksgiving. Among those who traveled farther to the south were ray Danish felt inrpelled to make one more move to the Gunnison Valley, a'broad expanse of fertile farmland. Here they settled and made a permanent home. a young pioneer wife and mother with courage and sensitivity. Quite appalled by the harshness of winter, she always looked forward to l&stlal marriage, Maren shared her husband with a second wife , and only thirty-three years of age. Her short life, filled with heart-daughters today, yet she was able Co create a happy home for her children and instill within them a feeling of love foT the spot they called "home." The following paragraph, taken from the writing of her third childt who wa3 my father, testifies of the happiness he knew early in his life: "The Great Gunnison Valley! This sounds good to all that helped pioneer the valley, and also to rhe men 3nd women, who have been reared here from childhood, as X have been* It brings to mind me great pleasure In knowing and remembering the past as I do. I am happy to see the progress in many vays at the present time, and to realize the blessings which our Heavenly Fattier has given, to a 11 of us-His children." 0O0 Our hone had plumbing, electricity~-even a telephonej vet my feelings -12-
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol. 11
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-19
Date Modified 2005-02-19
ID 323180
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