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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
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Title Preface
Description PREFACE Sanpete County, with about twenty towns and villages, lies peacefully in a valley surrounded by mountains. Citizens love the mountains and since they are only moments away from them, they jump into cars and jeeps and head for favorite picnic areas in the hills. Within a short time hamburgers are sizzling, steaks are frying and potatoes roasting over an open campfire. Campfire Tales has been chosen as a theme for this issue of Saga of the Sanpitch. Some writers prefer titles of their own choosing and these are equally welcome• One can only ijnagine the countless campfires that have lifted the hills of Sanpete over the years. Before the dawn of history the native Americans lived by the light and warmth of campfires. Campfires also provided the smoke used in their signals of communication. Campfires have burned for those who worked in the mountains tc make them accessible and productive, for our forefathers who made roads, built dams, reservoirs and outlets for culinary and irrigation water and for electric power plants. Campfires have burned for trappers, hunters, lumberjacks, sheepmen, cattlemen, miners and others in economic pursuits. Mountains are places of rare beauty and a place to restore the soul in quiet majesty and serenity. Camp-fires burn for those seeking recreation and adventure; for hikers, backpackers, Scout troops, family gatherings and reunions, ward parties, church and civic organizations and sometimes entire communities meet together. In an article published in "Modem Maturity," October-November 1987, pages 68-74, the author James Trefel comments: "Not only are mountains beautiful,
Format application/pdf
Identifier 004_Preface.jpg
Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 21
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
ID 325925
Reference URL