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Springville pioneer stories online

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By Judy ElsnerLights! Camera! Action! These words were being heard at the Springville Pioneer Museum (sponsored by the Daughters of the Utah Pioneers). Pioneer histories and stories were being told and filmed to share and preserve those stories of the pioneers who first settled...

DUP Museum is ready for action

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By Sandy AllisonThe Daughters of the Utah Pioneer’s Museum in Springville will be open for the season beginning Friday, March 2nd. Learn about the early peoples of the area through pictures, artifacts, histories and even video. They will bring what once was to life.Admission...

Daughters of the Utah Pioneers

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By Judy Elsner On December 2, the Springville/Mapleton Daughters of the Utah Pioneers held their annual Christmas Party. The Springville Senior Citizen’s Center was decorated beautifully for the season and set the stage for a festive occasion.Music is such a large part of our pioneer...

Daughters of the Utah Pioneers

By Judy ElsnerOn Saturday, Oct. 14th, the International Society of the Daughters of the Utah Pioneers held their annual convention and election of officers in Layton at the Davis Conference Center.Patricia Maxey, President of the local Springville/Mapleton DUP Company, and six of her board...

DUP membership brimming with benefits

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By Judy ElsnerSPRINGVILLE -- Ever wonder about the Daughters of the Utah Pioneers organization? It was organized on April 1, 1901. The constitution of DUP states that the purpose of the organization is “to perpetuate the names and achievements of the men, women, and...

Daughters of the Utah Pioneers plan convention

By Judy ElsnerThe Springville/Mapleton Company of the Daughters of the Utah Pioneers is hosting its Two-Company District Convention with the Provo Company on Saturday, May 21. This is a shared yearly event where the two groups meet together and receive instruction and enjoy fellowship...

Powder pouch owned by past Payson resident

By Janeene Whitelock & Cynthia Peacock Henry Elmer was born March 7, 1841, in Adams County, Ill. His parents were Hyrum and Lucina Elmer. When he was 11 years old, the family started across the plains to Utah. He walked most of the way helping drive the...

Daughters of the Utah Pioneers – Springville

Ever wonder about the Daughters of the Utah Pioneers organization? It was organized on April 1, 1901. The constitution of DUP states that the purpose of the organization is “to perpetuate the names and achievements of the men, women and children who were the...