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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 Gov. 15, 13''S • • The company arrived at the present site of 1-Ianti. They camped near the creek and just below the spur of a mountain known as the Gray Hill. llov. 20, 1849 • • The company moved to the south side of the Gray Hill. Here they made 27 duc-outs into the side of the hill for protection from the store and cold. Dec. Jan. Feb.. . One hundred forty cattle died from cold and starvation. liar. 1, 1850 . • Jessie W, Pox began surveying tne valley for a townsite. One hundred and ten blocks were narked off by putting pegs among the rocks and sage brush. Kar. 6, 1850 . , Plans were made to build the Council House on th£ "lliddlc Block" but it was not completely finished until 1854* April, 1850. . . Spotted-backed rattlesnakes crawled out of the rocks and crevices on Gray Kill and invaded the dug-outs. Hundreds were killed, but not a person was bitten. Spring and Sumer 1850 ... Homes were constructed, gardens were planted and 250 acres of farmland cultivated. Ilay-June 1860 . . A 40 x 60 foot bowery was completed for outdoor meetings. July 7, 1850 . . Chief Walker brought 700 Ute 22
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Identifier 035_Manti's Historical Block 56.jpg
Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 22
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
ID 323802
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6k64g79/323802