It Happened on Highway 89

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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 It Happened on Highway 89
Description second wife, whom he married a few years later. She was crippled and walked with two crutches. The story is told that she walked the highway from Manti to Crystal Springs, a mile south of town, driving a sniall flock of sheBp, which she her children. She washed the sheep and their wool clean in the clean warm water of the springs and then drove them back to town. I n those days this highway was the main route of travel between Sal t Lake and the Southern Utah settlements. Many wagons stopped and pick up supplies. when the tracks were laid for the railroad which was completed in 1869. There was a great and puffed into town. My dad was there with his family. In the year 187 7, Brigham Young came to the Manti temple. Often the saints went out along the highway to meet and greet the Prophet Primary children sometimes greeted him with along the road. Most of the oolite stone for the building of the temple was quarried from the hill on the quarry north of Ephraim. The pioneers had no equipment to load the heavy stone onto wagons, so they were fastened underneath the wagon and moved in this manner. Many stories are also told of the men who labor on the temple. They arrived on Monday, labored all week, and then walked home on
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Identifier 067_It Happened on Highway 89.jpg
Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 20
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-19
Date Modified 2005-02-19
ID 324980
Reference URL