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Pioneer Trees and Flowers

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 19
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1987
Type Text
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Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
ARK ark:/87278/s6zc810f
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 323501
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6zc810f

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Title Pioneer Trees and Flowers
Description The wide-spreading Carolina poplar tree was planted near the house--its wide-spreading branches made a cool summer kitchen for the overheated quarters. How I remember the good apples we used to get in grandma;s orchard. The huge Sweet Bough, the Red Astican and Red June. Yes, and the Coddling and Early Harvest, Rhode Island Green and Pearmain Pear Apple and Twenty Ounce and Porter. All these and more were found in Mt. Pleasant orchards. None cared, they had plenty and we went mostly to our own orchards. Many of the apples were dried she carried a basket of dried apples to E> 11 s a R • Snow when she went to be married in the Endowment House. Plums of all kinds, the Greengage and Blue Plum were used the most. Potawatomies were gathered from the fields and dried along with other plums. Gooseberries and Red and Black currants were found in many orchards. Under the trees were planted the good nutritious plant called Carraway used in soup. This early green was a treat in the spring, along with rhubarb pie and groundcherry jam. I remember a couple of cherry trees along the nursery in his lot on First West by the big creek. Here he propagated and grafted trees and supplied Four tall Lombards stood alone after the fire; these gave welcome shade when parades went by, and also to visit under when friends met. Dad, tell us about the parks. "Mt. Pleasant planted and cared for a beautiful park where the old fort stood. Here we enjoyed baseball and picnics. It gave way, much to our unhappiness, to North Sanpete High school in 1910. It was surrounded by a board fence which provided elevated seats for the ballgames. Fourth and 24th celebrr- encampments enjoyed its spacious shade. We lover' 84
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Identifier 097_Pioneer Trees and Flowers.jpg
Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 19
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
ID 323435
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6zc810f/323435