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The Old Sanpitch

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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 The Old Sanpitch
Description Council House. During lunch hour he hid his hammer under a partly finished floor, and when he came back a carpenter had finished laying the floor and had covered up his hammer. Many years later when they tore down the building he was there to retrieve his hammer. His initials S.W. (Walter Stringham) were carved on the wood handle. The Council House was a two-story building and one of the first public "buildings of that size south of Salt Lake City. It wae laid up with oolite stone from Manti's quarry on the gray hill. The stones were rough and not sawed smoothly like those used when the temple was built twenty-four years later. The Council House faced the east. There were four long windows and two doors on the front, bottom floor, and four smaller windows on the upper floor. The back of the building also had eight windows. A huge fireplace was built in the south end, large enough to stand several pine logs up side by side. When there were no meetings in session what fun the town folk had dancing in this room. Source: Personal Recollections Memories of the Old Council House, Elizabeth Munk HONOHABLfi HEHTI01I AK3CD0T3 THK 0U> SANPITCH Glenn Thomas 2850 Monroe Blvd. Ogden, Utah 84403 I'm dreaming tonight, with my eyes open wide, of happy childhood memories of the captivating old Sanpitch River as it was long ago. "Don't be too late in bringing the cows home," was the timely advice Mother frequently gave us kids as we started our cows from our home in Wales to be herded along the exciting Sanpitch River. In those years, as this unpredictable and most fascinating stream meandered along the valley floor, luscious green grass grew among the thick patches of 9
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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 323882
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6k64g79/323882