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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 24
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1992
Type Text
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Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
ARK ark:/87278/s64x55x4
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 325222
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s64x55x4

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Title Palisade
Description (1992) stands on the brink of the hill brought them to the dance hall. Cars could be parked in the area of the dam* The dancers then walked up the hill on a steep dirt The wooden floor was placed on a rock foundation approximately 125 feet by 75 feet with an orchestra pit at the south end. A board wallT perhaps four and a half feet high, surrounded the entire structure. Tickets to the dance, 9 P.M. to 12:30 or 1:00 A.M., Wednesday and Saturday nights, were $1.00 per couple with extra ladies "free." If one wasn't dancing, he could stand by the wall and count the cars turning off from highway 89 to climb the hill to Palisade. The Big Band Era was beginning. At first we danced to the music of such Bands as the NiBtit Hawks or others from venous towns in the County. The Footwarmers Band was made up with musicians from bands such as the Don V. Tibbs Band or Ralph Malachi from distant Salt Lake City came to furnish the music. They played the dreamiest waltzes, the liveliest fox trots, and many extras. The location of the dance hall was perfect. High on a hill, its electric lights could be viewed for many shine over the lake was a great experience . . very romantic and beautiful! Palisade Dance Hall opened for public dancing in with a cement floor, but I was married then, and with the Great Depression on, we did not go to too many dances. Nevertheless, the name PALISADE stays with me. Many times to entertain the children and our grandchildren and our- far from Manti, and the fish seemed always to be biting. When stress came into my life I have found solace and
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Identifier 072_Palisade.jpg
Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 24
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-19
Date Modified 2005-02-19
ID 325137
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s64x55x4/325137