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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 26
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1994
Type Text
Format application/pdf
Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
ARK ark:/87278/s63x84sr
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 326218
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Title Tombstone
Description TOMBSTONE Shannon Simpson Rhodes Non-Professional First Place Poet I never knew this man who rests below me, and yet I gather he was of great importance. A girl came today holding the hand of her grandpa. He told her, and me about ISAAC MORLEY BORN 1788 DIED 1865. Grandpa told us the story of his family With faith Morley led the families to their Promised Land in Sanpete. He withstood persecution in Ohio, led [he pioneers to the West, sheltered Brother Joseph, and became a leader himself. Here in Manti, under the soil of the Sanpitch, 1 represent a great man. Grandpa told me. 1 suppose Morley planted the seed to this thriving community when he brought the white settlers. Without him, 1 might have been just a stone purposeless in a land of dry sagebrush and obnoxious rattlesnakes and nomadic peoples. 55
Format application/pdf
Identifier 067_Tombstone.jpg
Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 26
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
ID 326031
Reference URL