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A Love that Began on a Mountain Top

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 21
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1989
Type Text
Format application/pdf
Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
ARK ark:/87278/s6cf9n7t
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 325980
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6cf9n7t

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Title A Love that Began on a Mountain Top
Description love I have for the people who shared those days with me. The houses are much older now, some empty and rundown, some over grown with shrubs. Some have been well-kept or renovated. Earns and fences where we played are either gone or are sagging and weathered. Main Street has had many changes, and the stone church has a nice, big add-on. The Schoolhouse stands empty and quite forlorn, and the metal fire escape we used to play on has been taken away. But if you listen, you can still hear the baa of a sheep or the clink of a cowbell. Birds still warble in the green, summer fields, and the 3now lies thick and glittering under the street lights, making fence shadows. People still celebrate Christmas-creating, I hope, beautiful and lasting memories in the life of some child, just as it did for me so many years ago. Changes come in life-in people, in towns, in everything. But Spring City will always be a beautiful place in my memories. It was there that I learned what families are all about. HONORABLE HfcfflTIQN SHORT STCffiY A LOVE THAT BEGAN OH A MOUHTAIN TOP Lillian H. Pox 140 Worth 100 West Manti, Utah 84642 Ideas for the following story were taken from conversations with a lady who spoke of her adventure on the mountains east of Manti, about the year 1906. Pete, a forty-year-old bachelor, was in love with Karen, age twenty-four. Karen was an immigrant girl from Denmark, who had joined the Latter-Day Saint Church and come to Manti to make her home. Due to an accident, Karen had a crippled leg and had walked with a crutch since she was eight years of age. She now earned her living as a seamstress and took pride in her accomplishments. Because of her wooden crutch she had vowed to never marry. "Marriage is not for me," she said. "That 125
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 21
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
ID 325856
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6cf9n7t/325856