Book: Utah's Dixie Birthplace

WASHINGTON COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY     (Washington County, Utah)

BOOK

"Utah's 'Dixie' Birthplace"

compiled by Harold P. and Priscilla J. Cahoon

Paperback, 282 Pages, 11" x 8.5" x 0.75"

Published by
    Washington City Historical Society

Printed by
    CFP Books
    St. George UT
    (800)360-5284

First edition, ????
Second edition, July 1996

ISBN: 1-8881062-0-4
Library of Congress Catalog Card Number 96-60234
International Standard Book Number 1-888106-20-4


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COVER

Front cover of Utah's 'Dixie' Birthplace
Front Cover
        Back cover of Utah's 'Dixie' Birthplace
        Back Cover


TABLE OF CONTENTS

Acknowledgment to Artists
Color Painting Biographicals
Preface
People Interviewed
Photographs, Illustrations, and Maps
Brief History of the Washington City Area
Washington City Folkore
    Cotton Factory Cats
    Brigham Young's Curse
    The Haunted House (John D. Lee House)
    The Ithamar Sprague Hoax
    Ithamer of the Big Feet, by Sharon I. Hunt
    Polygamy Raids
    Other Experiences with U. S. Marshals
    In Utah
    Bishop Covington's Oddities
    Jacob Bastian's Chariot Race
    William Washington Weaver's Red Onions
    The David Cook Story
    Washington Jails
    Sitting up with the Dead
    Peter Neilson's Gift
    Julia Crawford Getting Her Hair Caught
    A Tragedy at the Gristmill
    The Word of Wisdom
    Doctors and Dentists
    Medicines
    Miscellaneous Information
Washington City Historical Society Statement
Utah's Centennial 1886-1996 - Washington City Projects
Key to Current Status of Historical Sites
Historical Sites
The Story of the Freighter Trip for Glass for St. George Tabernacle        
References
Glossary
Alphabetical Listing of Historical Sites
Appendix: Recently Obtained Material
Map Key
Property Ownership Survey before 1873
Property Ownership Survey 1873
About the Authors
1996 Map of Pioneer Sites in Washington City
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Pioneer Woman
Pioneer Man
Aerial View of Washington City
Old Stone Church Painting
Relief Society Hall Painting
Covington Home Painting
Samuel N. Adair Drawing
Robert D. Covington Drawing
John D. Lee Drawing
Dugout Drawing
Old Stone Church Drawing
Covington Home Drawing
Snow's Gristmill Drawing
Relief Society Hall Drawing
Polygamists in Prison
Typical Home Built in Southern Utah in the 1800s
John Tanner, Sr. Home
Silver Reef Jail
Silver Reef Jail 1995
Martha and Woodruff Alexander
Sandberg home 1995
Swen Sandberg Home
Large Mulberry Tree
Cooper Home 1990s
Cooper Home 1930s
Jeppe Iverson Home
Julius Hannig
Wm. D. Cooper Original Home
Wm. D. Cooper Home 1993
Henry Averett 1995
Jim Averett 1993
John Adams
Wm. D. Cooper
William Larson
Averett Home
Peter Neilson, Jr
Young Pete's Home
Adobe Yard
Adobe Brick
Pugmill
Lydia Stephens Home
Heywood Family
Alec Thayne Home
Hall-Crawford Home
George Crawford Family
From Dugout to Root Cellar
Typical Dugout Built in Southern Utah
Joseph and Matilda Crawford
Adair Spring
Hall's Headhouse
Stone Quarry
Robert D. Covington Home, New and Old
John D. Lee
Two of John D. Lee's Wives
John D. Lee, Lawyers and Judge at his Second Trial
John D. Lee Sitting on his Coffin
John D. Lee in his Coffin
Prisbrey Home Built by R. Alexander
John Jolley Home
Andrus home, Old
Andrus home, New
Ephraim Hall Home Built by R. Alexander
Samuel Connell Home
Joseph Hannig Home
Andrew Sorensen Home
Billy Gould Home
Bert Connell Home
Largest Pecan Tree in Utah
Jacob Bastian Second Home
William Weaver
Atkins-Cox Home, Old
Atkins-Cox Home, New
Athole Milne Home
Jim Hall Home
Christian Iverson Home, Old and New
Victor Iverson Home
William Tobler Home
Dixie Molasses Mill
Boilers for Molasses
Walter Iverson Home
Sproul Home
Stahelis and Toblers
Frank Staheli's Threshing Machine
Washington's Silver Band
Judd Home
Jolley Tobacco Ad in Tennessee
Jolley Home
Neil Nisson Home
George Thayne Home
George Hall Home
Relief Society Building
Relief Society Hall, Old and New
Stone School
Stone School 1993-94
Rear of the Stone School 1995
Jolley-Cox Home Before 1873
Jolley-Cox Home 1994
Washington Stone Church
Church Choir in Upper Level of Stone Church
Students Standing on Wooden Stairs of Stone Church
John P. Chidester Home
Albert Tobler Home
Calvin Hall Company Letterhead
Cal N. Hall
Ad for Big Hand Cafe
Cal Hall's Pasture
Hall's Tourist Cabin
Hall's Bathtub
Area Known as Camp Washington
Camp Washington's Main Entrance
Camp Washington Cabins
Cotton Factory, One Story
Cotton Factory About 1870
Cotton Factory 1915
Cotton Factory 1993
Cotton Factory's Employees 1870
Snow's Gristmill
Drive-through between Gristmill and Storage Shed
Map of Gristmill
Waterwheel Plate
Olof Sandberg (?)
Warm Springs
Miller's Store
Willard 0. Nisson Home
Restored Adams Granary
Old Cottonwood Tree by Adams Home
Path to Mill Ditch
Remains of Mill Ditch
Mill Ditch Cut Through Solid Rock
Mill Ditch Tunnel
John Tanner Home
Arthur Paxman Home
Nisson's Store
Robert Parker Home
Israel Neilson Home
Swimming Pool Ticket Office
Swimming Pool
Bathhouses
Old Millstone
Washington City Cemetery
Sandstone Quarry
Black Lava Rock Quarry
Gravel Pit
Frank Hafen Home
Shinob-Kiab Looking South
Shinob-Kiab Looking East
CCC Camp
Location of Old and New Canals
Old Sluice Gate
Sites of Old Dams
Remains of Old Dams
Schlappi Tunnel
Sproul, Pickett, Beard Tunnels
Nichols' Peak Cut
Fredrick Julius Hannig Home
Old Tithing Granary
Pile Dam Piles
Foster Farm House
Pioneer Lime Kiln
Woven Cedar Fences
Rock Fences
Rock Fence Foundation
Cut Stone Fence
Solid Cedar Post Fence
Willow and Mud Fence
Old Highway 91 Crossing Ash Creek
Black Ridge - First Climb
Peter's Leap
Peter Shirts with his Family
Pioneer Roads on the Black Ridge
Dixie Red Sand
Looking West From Leeds Toward Harrisburg
Vermilion Cliffs
Grapevine Pass, New and Old
Pioneer Wagon Drawing
Adair Spring Mounument
Black Ridge Road East of Ash Creek
Washington Fields Dam 1889-1891
Canal from the Front Side of the Dam
Elephant Arch
Cotton Factory Sign
Monument Honoring Early Pioneers
Monument Erected in 1995
Members of Sons and Daughters of Utah Pioneers at Adair Monument
Peter Neilson, Sr. Home
Cotton Factory Workers 1899
Old Stone Church Class
First Graduating Class of Old School 1910
Washington School Students 1897-1898
Heritage Ancestor Quilt
Old Stone Church and School Students 1928-1929
Foster Farm
Jacob Bastian Home
John P. Chidester Home
Old Timers 1983
School Souvenir
William and Malissa Turnbeaugh
Girls in Front of Relief Society Hall in 1913
Rock from John D. Lee's Home
Warm Springs
Elephant Arch
St. George Tithing Scrip and of M. Iverson Store in Washington
Pioneer Handcart Drawing
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