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WELCOME TO THE OFFICIAL SITE OF ISDUP

Welcome to the official site of International Society Daughters of Utah Pioneers (ISDUP, DUP). ISDUP was organized solely for historical, educational, and public purposes and is completely non-political and non-sectarian. We are dedicated to honoring the names and achievements of the men, women, and children who founded Utah. We seek to encompass a broad scope of services, ranging from the preservation of historic landmarks to the education of thousands of school children and adults about their pioneer forebears. For more information about DUP, click here.  For more information about the history of the organization, click here.
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Research Hours: Monday through Friday 9 to 4

We are a research facility for histories and photographs. These are available Monday through Friday, 9 am to 4 pm and Wednesday until 7:30 pm.

 

Join us for Pioneer Day (July 24)

The Pioneer Memorial Museum will be open for Pioneer Day, July 24, from noon to five pm. Join us for an open house with music, entertainment and refreshments. There will also be children's activities and story telling. We hope you include a stop at the Pioneer Memorial Museum for your holiday plans!

 

2015 Days of 47 Royalty Announced

Royalty for 2015 Days of ’47 were crowned Saturday, April 11th, 2015.

The queen is Madeline Kay Field (photo middle), a student at Utah State University.  She is the daughter of Mathew Field from Draper, Utah, and Lisa Wiebolt from Syracuse, Utah. First attendant is Christina Muhlestein (left), a student at BYU. Her parents are Brent and Elaine Muhlestein from Bountiful, Utah. Second attendant is Kaitlin Paxton (right), a student at University of Utah.  She is the daughter of Bob and Michelle Paxton from Bountiful, Utah. The trio was chosen during a pageant held April 11 at the LDS Conference Center Theater.  They were selected by a panel of judges based on talks centered on this year’s theme, “Pioneers – Forging a New Frontier!”.  Their goals, accomplishments, poise, leadership, answers to judges’ questions, and family genealogy with pioneers who came to the Salt Lake Valley between 1847 and May 10, 1869 were other qualifications. As they travel and speak this summer, our Royalty will be an example to young women who hear their message.  They will represent The Days of ’47 and International Society Daughters of Utah Pioneers well. 

Numerous Days of ’47 events occur during July.  Go to www.daysof47.com for dates and locations.  The Days of ’47 Royalty will attend all of these activities. They are available for appearance and speaking engagements from June-August 2015.  Contact their advisor Cathy Ehlert at 801-274-1224 or 801-580-8565 or casehlert@gmail.com to schedule.

 

Annie Taylor Hyde Award


Kassidi Faulkner, currently attending BYU, the daughter of Anthony and Trina Faulkner from West Jordan, Utah, received the Annie Taylor Hyde Award. She was chosen by her peers for her friendship and kindness.