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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
Format image/jpeg
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 As we go down the stairs, I recall the our leg over and slide down the bannister. doi ng spring housed eaning, we would brush these steps one by one with a hand brush, being careful to get all the corners and be twee n ths rails. There were about ten steps, then a landing with a window looking to the north, ten more steps, then another landing with a beautiful stained glass wi ndow facing west. The window was framed with large stone blocks forming a perfect circle. Grandma recently told me what trouble that window had caused the masons. The front porch was mostly stone. We must have climbed on every inch on that porch, up and through all the stonework openings. The cool stone felt wonderful against the skin on a warm summer day. The porch also had a big swing. We used to swing for hours, trying to be careful not to go too high because brushing against the bricks was frowned upon. One year the swing was painted a shiny dark green. I soon learned first hand how difficult it is to remove paint from brick. I always thought the front entry very elegant, with an umbrella stand, a full length staircase was magnificent from either the front door or the living room. My mother often dreamed of us girls being married in this house and descending that stairway. The front parlor was where we would gather when the Ward Teachers came to visit. We always tried to be there when Dan Rasmussen was the teacher; he was a fascinating speaker. Because the parlor ceiling was very high Program, we would carry all our gifts over to
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Identifier 064_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 324964
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s68p5xng/324964