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Manti's Historical Block 56

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 22
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneer
Publisher Snow College
Date 1990
Type Text
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Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
ARK ark:/87278/s6k64g79
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 323884
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6k64g79

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Title Manti's Historical Block 56
Description by several names. It has been the "Center Block," the "Middle Block," the "Temple Block," the "Tabernacle 31ock," and the "City Complex." My family referred to it as the "School Block," for here was located the Elementary School, the Middle School and the High School. We cannot go into detail but following is a list of events that transformed Manti, a small place in a vast wilderness, into a thriving communityl About 1845 ... Indian.Chief Walker claimed that, in a dream, the Great Spirit told him he would someday invite "The Pale laces" to live in the San Pitch Valley. July 24, 1347« • Kormon pioneers entered the Salt Salt Valley. April 18, 1849 • Provo was settled with 33 families and 1J3 people. Hay 5, 1849. . . Chief './alker asked Brigham Young to send settlers to the San Pitch. Aug. 20, 1849. • Chief Valker led Mormon scouts to the San Pitch to explore the land and make maps. Sept. 1, 1849* • Kie scouting party returned with a favorable report. Oct. 28, 1849. • Isaac Morley led a company of settlers to the San Pitch. Nov. 17) 1849* • After three weeks' journey over rougn terrain, the group saw the San Pitch for the first time. 21
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 22
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
ID 323801
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6k64g79/323801