Larry Gibson, the 2022 National President of the sons of utah pioneers introduces sup to rootstech participants, and others who share our love for preserving our pioneer heritage and values. After watching his introduction, we invite you to also watch the presentation below. Kyle Anderson, a Chapter President explains how the spokes to the “Wagon […]
Solomon Chamberlin tom pettit, with his excellent Youtube channel, Stories of the Restoration, tells the brief story of Solomon Chamberlin. solomon chamberlain preached the gospel before preaching the gospel was a thing. Additional Information from Wikipedia: Solomon Chamberlin (July 30, 1788 – 1862) holds notoriety in the early Latter Day Saint movement for being the first to evangelize […]
This is a dramatic story of a Mormon Handcart Journey that left too late in the year to get to Salt Lake City from the East. Many of the pioneers died trying to pull their belongings by hand before being rescued with volunteers and wagons from Salt Lake City. CLICK HERE to learn more.
Metcalf discusses that blessings were found in the battalion members’ trials. “The pay received by the battalion from the U.S. government helped finance the move west, and Brigham Young stated that they were the ‘temporal salvation’ of the Church.”
https://youtu.be/9BZgLLuN-IQMormon Battalion Program “A Soldier’s Tale” by M Gordon Johnson. I turned his one man show about the mormon battalion into a video. Shot on location along the Battalion Trail in California, as well as other locations. It was 106 degrees on the trail when this was shot in September.
Why do we tell pioneer stories? Their faith and courage inspire us and give us hope!
Sharing stories of our amazing pioneer heritage!
When Brigham Young creates the Young Women’s Retrenchment Society in 1869, the headstrong Abigail Harper is called as president in her rural community. Though bucking at the restrictions imposed upon her, she strives to serve well and fellowship and inactive girl. One night, when her parents are out of town, Abigail wears an immodest dress […]
On September 23, 1969, Salt Lake City formally adopted its first City flag. The mostly white flag honored the City’s pioneer roots. This flag flew over the City and County building for many years.
https://youtu.be/bVehr80ZVsc the petersons, a family that performs bluegrass and gospel music on YouTube and at Branson, MO are my latest musical obsession. This song, “Hey Grandpa” recently showed up on my YouTube playlist, and I thought I would share it here. This song is inspired. It speaks to the emotional and spiritual connection we have […]
This is a longer version of More Precious than Gold, shown at the mormon battalion Visitors’ Center in Old Town, San Diego (1998).
See also the Wikipedia Page on J. Bracken Lee