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    • lose their lives, than not. They decided to get out while they could. They loaded a little of the already sawed lumber onto the outfits and started back. They stopped for the night in a grove of pines near the Upper Mammoth. By morning, the snow...
    • 1908, Mar 29

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    • Sun. March 29, 1908: Wind clds I attended S. School and Band practise Mon. 30: High wind clds Jim and I are Baling hay for our Land tonight Dance at Springdale Tues. 31: Wind Fixing our wagons up. Wed. April 1: Clear Windy Jim and I started for...
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    • HISTORY OF CEDAR CITY BY John Urie, 1880 Cedar City i s a beautiful little village situated on the r i m of the Great American Basin and is 5,615 feet above the level of the sea. With i t s 740 inhabitants (Census of 18801, i t s 135 houses, i t s...
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    • settlements, amongst a homogeneous population of over seventy-five thousand inhabitants, it is worthy to record that I never heard any obscene or improper language; never saw a man drunk; never had my attention called to the exhibition of vice of...
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    • 55 stoves 9 swords 1001 lbs. of powder a n d lead 44 saddles 436 lights of glass (8 x 1 0 ) 1 9 0 lbs. of nails 137 chopping axes 45 mowing scythes 45 sickles 7 2 scythes and grain cradles 98 hoes 110 spades and shovels Carpenter tools--9t s e t s...
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    • HISTORY OF IRON COUNTY BY William R . Palmer, 1922 It has been only seventy-one years since the settlement of Iron County (18511, and little more than eighty years since people came to Utah and to the west; yet in that time the western part of this...
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    • was hoisted on the evening of the third of July, 1852. It was also during the year of 1852 that the mining industry in Iron County began. W might mention that, e about this time, the first gold discovered in the County was found at Parowan, in the...
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    • Next day, June 18, 1857, twenty-five brethren from Utah arrived in St. Louis on missions to the i e States, Europe, and Afiica. They reported f others who had not arrived in St. Louis. The whole of them had crossed the plains with handcarts and...
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    • Brigham Young in July of 1847. He made a round trip to California by way of Cedar Valley in the winter and spring of 1847-48, returning with cattle and wagons--the first such conveyances to cross the Old Spanish Trail. Jefferson Hunt returned again...
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    • some fifty other brethren and sisters for Salt Lake Valley. There were nineteen wagons in the company, all ox teams. I had two yokes of cattle and one wagon and three passengers with their luggage and provisions. The passengers were Sister Sinclair...
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    • that day, Tuesday, to take all the guns and amrnunition. The Bishop hoped to get us away before they came. They had made brags to get the guns and then they would kill the men and do as they pleased with the women and children. Everyone was at the...
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    • manufacture of iron. Drama, for which Cedar has now become nationally known, was a favorite interest and avocation of the townspeople from the earliest days. Amusements, recreations of various kinds, and celebrations of important events livened up...
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    • America was on the ocean for six weeks, and she was so seasick that she wished the ship would sink. Elder Lunt put her in the charge of Brother and Sister Swindle who agreed to furnish her a passage over the plains. They proved to be true and...
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    • atmosphere of fear in which reason was the first casualty. Pratt represented the best of the intellectual tradition of the temtory, and the account of his death was not forgotten in the excitement of the impending federal invasion. He was among the...
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    • protection. As the train meandered across central Arkansas, it grew to more than forty wagons, including several hundred blooded horses and a thousand head of cattle; the total wealth of the caravan was $70,000, by far one of the richest to cross...
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    • Mesia went back to Salt Lake in the fall and continued teaching school at the B.Y.U. during the winter of 191 1 and 1912. Henry came up to see her just once that winter. She was living with an aunt and an uncle, and Henry said there were so many...
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    • Henry Lunt, who was one of the men in the group that settled in Cedar City, wrote the following in his diary about getting coal from Cedar Canyon in 1852: "Monday Sept. 20, 1852 went up the canyon to work a road u p the mountain to sleigh the coal...
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    • Taking advantage of the predawn blackness the moming of September 8, the Indians slipped down a s m d ravine and mortally wounded more than ten emigrants before they could reach the safety of their wagons. The emigrants humedly heaped a wall of...
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    • loaded f r o ~ n wagons onto a neat stack in the stackyard, with the help the of a derrick and horses. There was a real knack to running this equipment effectively, and being able to get the hay in uniform stacks with the least amount of time and...
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    • MAIN STREET, CEDAR CITY, UTAH IN APPROXIMATELY 1917 T h e sacks of wool on the wagons are being taken to the railroad for shipment from Could's Shearing corral, southeast of Hurricane, Utah, to Milford. The first building on the left is the...

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