Footsteps to Zion

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 29
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1997
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 326649
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Title Footsteps to Zion
Description "Did you get any quilts made?" "Of course. I have six I've made some feather pillows, too and collected all the towels I could get, and Mommsy says I have enough dishes and pots and pans to feed an army! Will that do?" A huge smile on his face, drawing her into his waiting arms, he said softly, bending his head, "Very nicely!" FOOTSTEPS TO ZION Virginia K. Nielson Honorable Mention Non Professional Short Story Each era has encountered its own trials and tribulations These have frequently been entrusted to ordinary persons who lived extraordinary lives of faith, sacrifice and sheer endurance. The episode of the historic Mormon Migration to Salt Lake Valley, beginning in 1847, leaves an eloquent record of heroism and unselfishness. This is the most stirring epic of the West and of America The Mormon pioneers' dream was to carve a spiritual civilization out of the wilderness They were Saints in deed, as well as in name. My paternal great-grandparents and their families were pan of that great drama as it unfolded, one hundred fifty years ago. From the beginning of the movement to the Salt Lake Valley, the Church had made tremendous effort to assist the Saints who were without means to make the long journey across the plains. Ox teams and wagons had been purchased at Council Bluffs, or sent from the valley, to transport the needy to their new homes Then came the severe winter of 1855-56 when hundreds of cattle were frozen or starved to death. The wagons and equipment 57
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 29
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
ID 326562
Reference URL