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On harnessed with C. are Century last to the *i Down deaths, last assistants in removing automobile on canyon, and and a 17; the escaped " have been British today. Young people of this country, be said, owe the great northwest with s wealth of opportunities,to large measure to Bridger. Fort Bridger was the second second post, he stated, to foe built the convenience of emigrants. Governor Miller congratulated the commission on its splendid work throughout the state to preserve historical places for future generations, generations, parttoaluaxly Fort Bridger which-he declared to be one of the outstanding historical spots in al America. He also coniplimente* those present on having evidenced their interest m state history by attendance at the dedication and expressed his gratitude to the Utah Pioneer Trafls and Landmarks association association for help in marking and preserving many of the historical places of Wyoming. President Heber J. Grant of the L. D. S. chuiuch delivered an eloquent eloquent address speaking, without effort effort so clearly that everyone to the assembly was able to hear President Grant related a number of moiying incidents of -the sacrifice sacrifice and heroism of the pioneer trail. He also told how the -route of- the: Burlington railroad was changed, ten mfles in order to leave ·untouched the grave of Sebeeca Winter, his wife's grandmother, who died while traveling west, and who was buried on the emigrant trail, her grave' being marked by half of an old wagon tire. Toe railroad company, he said, ISarough efforts of many months, located to Utah her descendants, of whom there are today 600.. President. Grant paid tribute to the state of Wyoming, saying that to no other state have the Mormon people 'been more fair, ly treated. Warren Bichardson made dedication dedication of the American Legion building building which waa formerly the guard house fouitt at the fort, in 1884 A the The Lake response was made by Thomas ·p'Hara, state commander of the American Legion George Albert Smith, president of the TWao Pioneer Pioneer Trails and Landmarks association, association, spoke, eloquently appealing to men and women of today to reded!-- cate. their lives' to' the emplified by their forebears. W, H. Jackson, aged 90, pioneer the early west, who had come New York to be present «t the dedication, related "experiences of his youth He first, came through Fort Bridger, he said, in 1866 as a bull whacker and returned the following following year - stopping . at the post to trade horses with the Tp^^-TM -He came to the Sdidger. country again in 1870, feeing official, photographer with a government geological survey survey party; .known as the Sayden itkKQ Buriag. the program am. am. was , fuxjolshed toy the Lyman ;hoir under the direction of Arnold Slacknet, the . .Port Douglas band /he .Evanston. high school, the imerican .Legion auxiliary drum :orps'. of Green Biver and tie Mc- ·iUfiffe. Scotch Tjaiad-of^cK Springs ' ' At the . conclusion , of the dedica-

Clipped from The Ogden Standard-Examiner26 Jun 1933, MonPage 2

The Ogden Standard-Examiner (Ogden, Utah)26 Jun 1933, MonPage 2
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