A Time for Growing Up

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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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Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
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Title A Time for Growing Up
Description featured an orchestra composed of Parley Allred and Peter Oldroyd on their violins. The next building was bigger and better. This was a frame building with a tower top. The orchestra stand was on the west end of the hall.. A fine orchestra played for the dances there and in the surrounding areas, even traveling to Emery County. Then came another hall which was also built on Main Street near the old one. It was a brick building, with a gallery on the east end. The seats around the hall were always filled with spectators. The orchestra was composed of five members. Devona Crowther picked the name for this orchestra: "The Revelers," meaning "noisy merry makers." They played for many programs and dances. Jessie Oldroyd summarizes their playing, "0, yes, there's a world of dancing, many types, each with its own rhythm, style, artistry, and beauty. . . We could have danced, danced, danced all night." Milburn In 1875 homesteaders came to the Milbum area. In the late summer, of 1902, a huge flood came from Dry Creek Canyon. It swept through the small community, destroying homes and property. After this, the people moved out to their farms and the village was never incorporated as a city, Prior to the flood and their moving, "ilburn dances were held on the top floor of a store near the school house. Many folks from miles around came to enjoy the dances there. Fairview In settling Fairview, all was not work, for there was the dance - and that reacted as magic on young and old. As soon as the Schoolhouse was erected, dances were held. All thronged there in homespun, barefoot or with shoes, on to do the waltz, the schottisch, polka and quadrilles. Dance tickets were paid in produce, vegetables, wheat, meet or a load of wood, Whenever a new family 122
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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 325653
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