Lon and Mary Bell Snow Lowry

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 30
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1998
Type Text
Format application/pdf
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 326508
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Title Lon and Mary Bell Snow Lowry
Description I do not find the name of James Farres Tooth listed among those who fought in the war named after his friend Black Hawk, nor do I know of any time Black Hawk came to dinner again at the Tooth residence after this fateful day. LON AND MARY BELL SNOW LOWRY Rose Mclff Non Professional Honorable Mention Biography From the 1900s to the 1930s, Lon and Mary Bell Snow Lowry were contributors in the growth of Sterling in their day. Lon was one of the first janitors of the Sterling Schoolhouse. He was interested in the town and a dedicated Republican. He was appointed Constable and was often seen on his motorcycle around Sterling roads. This was an interesting time as the old wagon roads were not built for the change to the age of automobiles, which was rapidly coming, especially as Sterling has always been in a recreational setting- Mr. Lon Lowry was up and down the roads trying to slow the cars down. We thought they drove fast, but compared to now, it was slow. With the people in the area getting automobiles, they were able to take an afternoon for a family picnic or a swim for the children at Palisade. They could also go fishing and have lunch at the Gunnison Reservoir Park, which at one time was a beautiful spot with nice trees planted, lawns cut and watered, and picnic tables, a place or two for a fire. Many people all around the area used this enjoyable place. This was a time of transition from getting around slow with wagons and horses to automobiles. This new way opened up lots 109
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 30
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
ID 326445
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