The Chester Pea Vinery

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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
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Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
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Title The Chester Pea Vinery
Description One 24th of July, when the vinery was operating, decided to go over and see what was going on. They had on new white shoes and stockings. The men let them help by tromping the pea vines in their new shoes. Their mothers were not happy when they got home. In Sanpete County it was a daring evening of fun for teenagers to go stealing peas in the field. I don't suppose they took very many but probably trampled a lot. My grandmother, Sylvia Reynolds, bottled many peas at home. The family helped her do about 40 pints each season. They found a way to quickly shell peas. The washer was filled with hot water and the pea pods put in, then the peas were put through the wringer and it popped the peas out of the pod. After the farmers stopped growing peas, the pea a long time as a silent reminder of the thrift and in- Sources: The author's personal remembrances. History of the Chester Ward, 1870-1964, p-5. Personal knowledge of Elmo and Nida Reynolds. Agnes Christensen and Dale Christensen Manti IVa Kaclori- Courie.. Jeao Huliu^Niiniia W. Bjrtoii. 38
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 24
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-19
Date Modified 2005-02-19
ID 325175
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