The Saga, in Afterglow of Campfire Flame

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 09
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1977
Type Text
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Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
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Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 324900
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Title The Saga, in Afterglow of Campfire Flame
Description Isaac said, "This is where we'll stay, where God said we belong" Some cried, "Thank God!" some, "We'll move on a different place to seek." But the worst dissenters soon joined again the group's loyal songs. They builded schools, churches, mills and homes with sweated toil. "Oolite", cream-colored stone, and a spring found gushing, pure water, there. Their 'spread-seed' grew, at harvesting full bin and bushel from fertile soil. Father Morley, well-loved leader said, "Even if all else go, here I'll stay." He did, at much sacrifice, agonized trials and at much per-sonal cost! He gave the demanding savages his darling, first-born son..., So more precious lives would not be taken, more homes burned and lost! The grey hill sheltered them that first winter, it's a sanctuary now, But it was once an evil snake pit, horror filled, hissing den! Yet, not one pioneer was bitten, as hundreds of rattlers were killed! Surely being tested to the core, all children, women, and men! Now..., wheels of time travel fast and turn on highways, ribbon-smooth. Such comforts, such blessed largess we enjoy in later years. They helped many find their dreams and climb their own sheer, mountain walls! As I hear their 'Saga Sanpitch Songs', my eyes brim with grateful tears. God smiled upon the Sanpitch wilds and on this gray, lonely hill, So, must we keep smiling,...all latter-day children of sod, Still pioneering, we guard the precious 'stewardship' passed on to us, Still singing grateful, heartfelt praises to Sanpete Pioneers and to God! -36-
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 9
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-19
Date Modified 2005-02-19
ID 324888
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