A Building Reminisces

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 20
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1988
Type Text
Format application/pdf
Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
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Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 325053
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Title A Building Reminisces
Description Sanderson, Hannah Stewart, Otis L. Stewart, and Verga Ray Stewart. While the main purpose of the school was education, there were also the lighter,more carefree moments. The fun times -participating in school plays, operettas, Christmas parties, May Day celebrations, dances, and scores of other events - should not be overlooked. But a monetary one, but one paid through inconvenience, determination, and sacrifice. In the early 1900s people didn' t hop in a car and motor on down to the school house. Transportation was either horseback or horse-drawn wagon, buggy, or sleigh. Upon returning home cold or wet, in the middle of the night, building did not light by the flick of a swi tch. Lighting was provided by candles, "coal oil" lamps, and later, gasoline lamps, If a youngster had to go to the bathroom, it was a long, cold, dark, and possibly snowy trek to the little house out back. Ahh, for the "good old days." This building served the Milburn comniumty as both school and meeting place for all other church and social events until 19 32, when the Milburn School was closed. At this time pupils began being bussed to Fairview and Mt. Pleasant Elementary and High Schools. However, it continued to serve the church and community functions until 1941, when it was dismantled Ward Chapel. Ground breaking for this new chapel took ^Author' 5 recollection. 8
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 20
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-19
Date Modified 2005-02-19
ID 324920
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