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Our Sanpete Valley the Early Days - Memories of Grandpa

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 28
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1996
Type Text
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Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
ARK ark:/87278/s6m043j1
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 326790
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6m043j1

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Title Our Sanpete Valley the Early Days - Memories of Grandpa
Description Our Sanpete Valley The Early Days Jessie Oldroyd Non Professional Honorable Mention Poetry Do you ever wonder how our valley looked in the long ago...years gone by? A barren land of rock. sand, sagebrush, Hills, valleys, mountains reaching up towards the sky. A lonely land... and oh, so different Before our pioneers came here. A land of buffalo, of elk Wild animals, antelope and deer. And. who were its people before the white man came? They, with strange customs...copper-colored race. Who were wild, untamed, free as the wind. Roaming from place to place. Oh. It took strength and courage to come to the land, How much, perhaps we will never know nor understand. Our noble Pioneers, bless them, Came here for peace, security, religion, To find happiness, to learn and to grow. they gained statehood The desert blossomed as a rose Memories of Grandpa Suzanne V. Turnbow Non Professional First Place Personal Recollection A trip to the Fairview Drugstore with my grandfather was always a special treat for me as a child. Besides its obvious utilitarian purpose, the little store served as one of the town's social gathering places. Located on Main Street, it was nestled among other businesses, such as the Travel Inn Cafe. Fairview Mercantile Company, the barber shop and Fred's Cafe. Unlike the cold and sterile drugstores of today, it had a warm and inviting atmosphere that held many fascinations for a small child Arriving at the familiar Rx sign astride grandpa's "wheel," his 37
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 28
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
ID 326663
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6m043j1/326663