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The Year was 1853

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 23
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1991
Type Text
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Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
ARK ark:/87278/s6sq8xj8
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 324501
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6sq8xj8

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Title The Year was 1853
Description other English immigrants the International had sunk on its Sarah, as she had been ill almost every day since leaving London. Thev were very happy and °rateful to put their feet on sol id ground in America. Even though it was early spring and New Orleans was a beautiful city, it was hot and Soon they boarded a riverboat and sailed north through Louisiana Territory on the Mississippi River to Keokuk, There were about fifty wagons, pulled by oxent with almost 500 people. Twelve people were assigned to the wagon James and Sarah traveled in. Council Bluffs. Here they turned south a short distance to the Platte River. They were now traveling in Nebraska flat or shallow water. The Platte River was indeed shallow, a few inches in places and sometimes a mile wide. The Mormons traveled the north side of the river and the Oentlies inQdo thoir way to tho Oregon Territory on the water for themselves and their animals. Many landmarks were used by the pioneers to measure their progress across this prairie. These outcroppings of Rock, named, some said, because it reminded someone of a Missouri Courthouse. Others tell of a time a band of out-laws were Ln&d convicted and hanged on 2.ts sununit. The smaller Jailhouse Rock got its name because at one time on the trail before they reached Salt Lake City. Scotts 41
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 23
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-19
Date Modified 2005-02-19
ID 324491
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6sq8xj8/324491