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Grandma's House

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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
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Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
ARK ark:/87278/s68p5xng
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 325053
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s68p5xng

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Title Grandma's House
Description GRANDMA'S HOUSE Roberta N, Barentsen 160 Wortham Mt. View, California For my children, I am pleased to have on paper these memories of growing up in a small town in Utah. The house where Grandpa (Edgar) and Grandma (Talula) Nelson lived in Mt. West, will always be a very special place. The house was built in 1907 by Jacobsen and Brandt. It still stands, a large two-story, yellow brick house with large stone blocks forming the window arches, sills and the front entry. There is a most impressive wrought iron fence bordering the north and west sides of the lot, which was always painted black with good tipped spikes. We loved to play on this fence and would spend hours walking along it placing our feet on the cement foundation then shuffling along holding onto the spikes. As came to the missing spike we conj ured up stories of what could have happened to other children who had been doing exactly what we were doing, and then proceeded very carefully. Inside the fence, the grass was soft under the trees and dotted with English daisies. turn, " the lawn was all flooded and we could splash through the puddle that formed in the low corner. After dark we could use our crawlers which had surfaced because of all the moisture. Finding fishermen the next day to buy the worms was easy. In the wintertime, the lawn was an ideal spot for playing fox and geese in the fresh snow. the freedom of "going over to Grandma' s" anytime we pleased. I look back now with great fondness to the hours we spent in Grandma's 48
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Identifier 062_Grandma's House.jpg
Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 20
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-19
Date Modified 2005-02-19
ID 324962
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s68p5xng/324962