Daily Archives: July 24, 2019

Crossing the Plains with the Silas Richards Company

by Mary Ann Clements One hundred and seventy years ago, Theodore Turley was in a wagon train en route to Salt Lake City. On the morning of July 24, 1849, Theodore woke up with other members of the Silas Richards … Continue reading

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My Relatives who Crossed the Plains as Children

Whenever I Think about Pioneers Whenever I think about pioneers, I think of brave women and men. I like to remember that children came, too; I would like to have been a child then. Yes, I’d like to have learned … Continue reading

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Lois Bushman and her “bird-like golden voice” celebrating the 24th of July in St. Joseph Arizona

Heart Throbs of the West: Volume 7 Celebrating the 24th of July Arizona St. Joseph, Arizona. Salute of guns, serenades, parades and programs made our Pioneer Day complete. Orations were the order of the day. The comical side of life … Continue reading

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