A Childhood Memory

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 18
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1986
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 A Childhood Memory
Description tree back home to France because he needed the soft white wood for the gun makers for his armies. From France the tree was taken to all the European countries; and in the 1700s, it was brought to America along with many other kinds of plants and fruit trees. In 1864, the Church began encouraging the planting of Poplars in the settlements for their beauty. It was the beginning of a very big accomplishment. There were many, many trees planted in a short time over a very large area that reached all the way frora Nevada to all parts of Utah, Idaho and Arizona and settlements in western Wyoming,, It was an amazing accomplishment for those farmers, miners and all the citizens in all of the towns and cities built by the early settlers„ There is a very beautiful row of Lombardy Poplars at the west entrance of the Utah State Capitol. It is well worth seeing. It is an emotional, spiritual experience for me to view there Standing near these trees once more, I see their aesthetic beauty, I see their dark green shining leaves, I smell their fragrance and hear their music, like "harps of the winds," and I feel their warmth. To see these trees again is truly spiritualizing. I will always love the "Poplars." Sources: personal recollections, Church history books and Daughters of the Utah Pioneers. A CHILDHOOD MEMORY Lillian Winn Fjeldsted 7999 South 830 East Sandy, UT 84070 Honorable Mention Personal Recollection One of the most memorable days of my life was the day that Joseph F. Smith, president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, came to visit our area. The Primary leaders decided to have the Primary children walk out to the cemetery to greet him as he 49
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 18
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-19
Date Modified 2005-02-19
ID 325621
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