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The History House

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 08
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1976
Type Text
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Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
ARK ark:/87278/s6rr1wdf
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-26
Date Modified 2005-02-26
ID 325605
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6rr1wdf

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Title The History House
Description it was overcast at the top with twine threaded through a big; long needle. Workers grabbed the heavy sacks by "dog-ear" tabs, formed with the sewing, and threw them over their shoulders and into wagons as if they were filled with feathers. Some of the wheat was kept for seed, some was sold, some of it went to the Tithing Office, and a lot of it went to the Mount Pleasant Roller Hill, there to be ground or to be placed as credit reserve for drawing flour, meal or mush. In retro-spect, there really were no sounds comparable to the ear-split-ting sounds which came from a flour mill in operation. Sounds of the farm? Poignant memories . . . Sources: Personal recollections of the writer and experiences related by Evan A. Madsen. THE HISTORY HOUSE Bonny Nielson Manti, Utah Non-Professional Division Honorable Mention #3 Historical Essay A heavy door creaks open, an orange flicker of flame licks the marble fireplace, a pump organ wheezes from another room, a richly polished floor echoes hesitant footsteps on its random planks, and one becomes lost in a part of yesterday's glory- the History House. A two-story, sun-baked yellow brick museum stands next to the Bank of Ephraim at 10 North Main, daring passers-by not to look at it. Although the outside catches your attention, it's the inside that holds the memories, the restored relics, and the character that allows one to call it a museum of Professor Richard Nibley's home--both being equally true. The house was built in 1869 by donated Quorum labor of the L.D.S. Church and adjoined another older home in an"L" form. The proud owner was Stake President Canute Peterson, who is well remembered for his efforts to mediate the Blackhawk War. Chief -15-
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 8
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-19
Date Modified 2005-02-19
ID 325587
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6rr1wdf/325587