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1 August 1878

Pleasant Grove Relief Society; Pleasant Grove Meetinghouse, Pleasant Grove, Utah Territory

One-story, light stucco building with a bell turret

Now known as the Old Bell School House, this school constructed in 1861 in Pleasant Grove, Utah Territory, was also used as a ward meetinghouse. This photograph was taken in 2020.

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Coun [Laura] Liston said

We are expecting Sisters E. R. Snow and Zina Young to call on us on their way home from Heber City We will be pleased to see them though their stay is short

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Prest. E. R. Snow said

It is a pleasure to meet [p. 250] you again and I hope you are becoming alive to your duties, which are fast multiplying with woman. we need to be women of business. to read and inform our minds and become acquainted with the things that agitate the public to day; several of the ladies of our city were called as members of Salt Lake county <convention> you will perhaps be called to fill much higher positions. then let us become intelligent and full of wisdom &c Asked our heavenly father <to> bless the sisters of this ward. &c

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Source Note

Pleasant Grove Branch, Utah Stake, Relief Society Minutes and Records (1868–1901), vol. 1 (1868–1892), pp. 250–251, CHL (LR 7006 14).