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Home is Where the Heart Is

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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 Home is Where the Heart Is
Description Sanpitch river glistened and was beautiful. But we all knew that it was time to head for home. As we descended down the Red Point. 1 wondered when we would go again. I hoped soon. 1 thought, Mom knows more about Frick-A-Dills and our beloved Sanpete than anyone else there is. She is also the greatest mom in all the world. And just who is this Mom, this Frick-A-Dill Mom? Her name is Jessie Jensen. Documentation: Family recollections and author's vivid memories. Home is Where the Heart Is Eathel L. Winkelman Senior Second Place Personal Recollection Home is where the heart is, and Jay and I have had many lovely homes. We have worked hard to put our heart and soul into every home we have lived in. We would like to share with you the story of our two beautiful homes that represent the economic prosperity which was enjoyed by some owners in Mt. Pleasant one hundred years ago. The first historical home we purchased was built by Mr. and Mrs. James Larsen. It is located on the prominent corner of 3rd South and State Street. It is a tall red brick house with large picture windows upstairs and down, with a good basement for storing food supplies. The front door entrance on the east opens into a foyer with a stairway leading to the bedrooms. A magnificent stained glass window shines through enhancing the oakwood banister. It also opens into the parlor, which features a large wood-burning fireplace handcrafted of marble, tile, and cherry wood. The mirror above the mantel gives the room an airy feeling of spaciousness. The exquisite ceiling in the parlor and the dining room was painted by artist Carl Anderson who did the art work for Brigham Young in the Mormon Play House Theatre in Salt Lake. Mr. Larsen had a replica of his sheep dog. sculpted out of cement, placed on the railing of the south porch. Many people thought it was real. The wrought-iron fence was in need of much repair, so we took it down, much to our sorrow. The lawn on the southeast comer was 8
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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 326716
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6m043j1/326716