Fabulous Story of Utah’s Pioneer Village Stable and Show Ring Made into Far-Famed Museum

This article originally appeared in the May/June 1970 issue of pioneer magazine by Horace A. Sorenson, Founder-Director pioneer village The history of the West comes alive when thousands of visitors, mostly school children, tourists and others visit Utah’s Pioneer Village located at 2998 Connor Street, 2150 East, East Mill Creek, Salt Lake City, Utah. Little […]

Utah Pioneer Village

This article originally appeared in Vol.55, No.1 (2008) of pioneer magazine. by Susan Lofgren The concept and reality of a pioneer village started early in the heart of Horace A. Sorensen. Originally the site of the village was the pasture and showring for a string of American saddlebred horses. The main museum building was the stable […]

Guardians of the Pioneer Heritage

This article originally appeared in Vol.55, No.1 (2008) of pioneer magazine. by Orson D. Wright, 1972 sup President THE HISTORY OF THE sons of utah pioneers On May 10,1869, the Union Pacific Railroad met the Southern Pacific Railroad and the Golden Spike was driven, marking the completion of the two railroads. This union gave Utah […]

Pioneer Village Music Hall

This article originally appeared in the May-June 1990 issue of pioneer magazine Christie Freed and Ron Van Woerden No one could underestimate the importance of music in the making of America. The pioneer village Music Hall contains wonderful artifacts from the early times in Utah, all attesting to the importance of enhancing lives pledged to […]

The Little Rock Chapel

This article originally appeared in the Jan/Feb edition of pioneer magazine by Ron Van Woerden, lagoon Corporation Presiding over the north end of Main Street in pioneer village, is the Summit County little rock chapel. The church, nestled between the poplar and oak trees of the Lagoon amusement park, is surrounded by flowering gardens of […]

The Pioneer Village Armory

This article originally appeared in the Mar/Apr 1980 issue of pioneer magazine by Ron Van Woerden Hanging over the entrance to the building modeled after the original 1860 Ordinance Building at Fort Douglas, is an imposing five-foot replica of the first rifle invented by John Browning. This rifle originally hung outside the Browning Arms store […]

Pioneer: 1970 Vol.17 No.5

Featuring: pioneer village Plaque mormon battalion on the March 106-Year History of Salt Lake’s Old Council House Historians Pick Seven Utah Culture Sites Custer’s Last Stand Faust pony express Monument Dedication Brigham City’s Pioneer Tannery Colorful and Picturesque Places in Utah and the Mountain West Historical Highlights Pawn in Poker Game Becomes “Angel of salmon […]

Pioneer: 1970 Vol.17 No.3

Featuring: francis leroy christensen Frontier Days Re-lived at Utah pioneer village Stable and Show Ring Made into Far-Famed Museum Railroad Museum Had Humble Start 1950 San Diego Trek Commemorated Charley Kelly Penned Many Tales of Pioneer Life Out West Colorful and Picturesque Places in Utah and Intermountain West david o mckay had Great Love for […]

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