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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 Our Home
Description OUR HOME Lois Hanson 1448 South 1700 East Salt Lake City, Utah SECOND PLACE SHORT STORY Here it is--etched in black marble--our home carved on the tombstone. The elements have left their weathering marks on the stone and have cloth over the stone the lines begin to take form. Oh, the memories! Was there ever a home with so much love tucked inside? The neat brick bungalow with its 1ow hanging wide eaves Mow I can see the porch. Even on winter days this was a pleasant place to be as the south sun warmed the columns and walls. This is the wall we jumped over to go to Grandma' s house. How many times I have stood here and called Grandma (Mercie Ivory) to come to dinner exciting news--my score was the highest in the class on the math test or Hanna had the lead in the operetta and she let me tell. Grandma was a nurs e and even though her services were in demand by most of the families in our little town, she always had time to hear our news, praise our successes, bandage an injured finger, or prescribe a tonic for a cold favored to live so close. We loved Grandma' s She came to Utah from England in 1864 with her mother, Hannah Hunt Collard, and grandmother, Sarah Bardell Hunt, crossing the plains with the George Bywater handcart company. They were on their way to Sevier County where Sarah' s son, Thomas Hunt, was living, but as winter and snow and cold came quickly, they were forced to stop in Fountain Green, Sanpete County. Their first home was a a-?
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Identifier 097_Our Home.jpg
Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 20
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-19
Date Modified 2005-02-19
ID 325003
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s68p5xng/325003