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The White Stone Men

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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 The White Stone Men
Description edges and sew the top piece to the bottom piece• never forget. When I tell m v children and £>randchildFen about trie little quilt, they say they wish I had saved it for them much loved That is the pur*pose of our efforts and our FIRST PLACE HISTORICAL ESSAY THE WHITE STONE MEN Blodwen P. Olsen 132 West 100 South Ephraim, Utah 84627 In 1880 Edward Lloyd Parry took a claim on three hundred and sixty-eight acres of oolitic limestone de- posits northeast of Ephraim, which became the Ephraim Quarry.1 A company was formed named "E. L. Parry and Sons, the White Stone Men." In 1888 the Manti Quarry was added to the Ephraim claim. When E. L. Parry died August 26, 1906, the company became "Parry Bros. Stone Company."2 It was dissolved June 10, 1940, for lack of activity. From 1906 lessee of the Parry Bros. Stone Company. At his death, Thomas H. Parry, Bernard's son, took the responsibility of the quarry until his death in 1982. In 1989 sixty-five descendants of E. L. Parry organized the E. L. Parry Trust. In 1990 the quarries were leased to the State Stone Co. of Hurray, Utah. Edward Lloyd Parry was an expert stone cutter and carver and was known as a "Master Mason." He personally 29
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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 325211
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s64x55x4/325211