Authors

Joel E. Ricks

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Article

Publication Date

3-1953

Abstract

In 1888, Representative Anthon H. Lund of Sanpete County introduced the bill to create a college in Utah. The idea of education for the people of rural Utah came to him while he was on a mission to Denmark. July 29, 1889 upon the sagebrush and wild grass-covered bench of Old Lake Bonneville, high enough above the valley to provide a marvelous view, the founders laid the cornerstone of a building to be used for the education of western democracy - a rural college for the masses.

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Publication made available electronically February 14, 2012.

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