The Poplars

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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 The Poplars
Description They reached home at 2:00 a.m. There were varying opinions when people in Manti voiced their views during the week--from foolish, foolhardy, luck of the Irish, or they were certainly watched over by Someone Higher Up. For anyone with Paul's and Geneve's background, it cuuld have been any or all of them, with youth thrown m for good measure. ^Utah State Road Commission, Construction Project Log Record. THE POPLARS Elizabeth J, Story 1513 Madison Avenue ' ¦ ' Cheyenne, UY 82001 " ¦ Third Place Personal Recollection .. ' The early pioneers of the territory of Utah must have studied their fate so very well that they knew that the new settlements in the arid west could not grow without the aid of the spiritualizing force of beautiful, tall, green trees. Every company of pioneers would bring seeds, bulbs, and young cuttings to plant in their new settlements „ MGst of these people had ccyzie from countries where forests and trees had grown for many generations. They were used to trees. The only tree a found when they arrived were wood, Cedar and Sirch, These trees did not transplant easily to the valley floor where they settled down. There was one man--his name was John Reading--who is said to have planted some of the first trees. He planted the very first Lombardy Poplar tree in the Salt Lake Valley in the year 1862. The pioneers probably first heard about how easy it was to plant the Lombardy Poplars at the General Conference of the LDS Church in April 1864, It seemed to be a good tree for the arxd west if it were planted near a stream such as the irrigation 45
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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 325742
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