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The Indians are Coming, the Indians are Coming

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 27
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1995
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
ID 326335
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s60863fm

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Title The Indians are Coming, the Indians are Coming
Description Professor Nibley never elevated himself above the level of the people with whom he associated. He was not afraid of work or of doing a task others might be unwilling to perform He had an ever-ready sense of humor that sustained him and others in time of The Nibleys were involved in the planning and production of the Mormon Miracle Pageant in 1967 and served on the committee during its formative years. Other efforts helped the beginning of the Sanpete Historical Society, Sanpete Community Theater, the Scandinavian Jubilee, and Summer Snow, which began as a Baroque Music Festival Historical preservation efforts began while the Nibleys were living in Salt Lake City, helping to preserve ZCMI's cast-iron facade, but assumed the forefront when it was necessary to save the Canute Peterson home This restoration paved the way for determined efforts to save yet another doomed Ephraim landmark. The Co-op Building on the same block Hurried by the demolition which had already begun, a corporation was formed and enough money- was raised to save the building for its final destiny, which was only realized after twenty years and much broader support and cooperation of City, college, and state agencies The Cooperative Mercantile Building, now home of the "Sanpete Sampler" stands as a monument to the Nibleys and others who realize the value of historic preservation and who have devoted their time and energies to honoring the heritage and sacrifice of our forefathers, with a place that has become a delight for this generation and will keep the past in remembrance for future generations Richard Nibley will be remembered for his music, but also for his work and determination to honor and preserve the historic past. In both, he truly made a difference. Music and the preservation of all the pioneers stood for and struggled for were Richard Nibley's life. THE INDIANS ARE COMING, THE INDIANS ARE COMING Elizabeth Jensen Professional First Place Historical Essay The Indians are coming' The Indians are coming! Few statements this simple have elicited such discrepant responses in the span of a couple of generations in the same towns as does this one During the time settlers had been sent from Salt Lake City to Sanpete County to begin farms and to construct the Manti Temple, this cry of alarm, laced with fear, warned everyone to seek shelter in forts or find other provisions for the protection of residents from unfriendly visits from Indians. In contrast, by the late 1940s, this cry was a compassionate announcement, with strong 89
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch 27
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
ID 326319
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s60863fm/326319