Daughters of the Future - Keepers of the Past
Pioneer Memorial Museum Information and Overview
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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.
● June 4 : International Seminar for Company Leaders at Davis Conference Center in Layton
● July 25 : Open House for Pioneer Day at the Pioneer Memorial Museum
2016 Days of 47 Royalty Announced
Royalty for 2016 Days of ’47 were crowned Saturday, April 16, 2016.
The pageant featured 20 contestants from Idaho and many areas of Utah. The queen is Baylee Rose Hogan, the daughter of Monte and Christine Hansen of St. George, Utah. She is a classically-trained vocalist and fluent in both Italian and American Sign Language. In an unprecedented outcome, Baylee, is also the recipient of the coveted Annie Taylor Hyde Award. She was selected by a majority vote of the other contestants. This is the first time that both honors have been bestowed upon one young woman. The First attendant is Rachel Kennedy, daughter of Ken and Nancy Kennedy of Brigham City, Utah. She currently attends the University of Utah where she studies athletic training with a minor in nutrition. The Second attendant is Stephanie Bland, the daughter of Jeffrey and Laura Bland of Smithfield, Utah. Stephanie received High Honors from Weber State, and currently works as a registered nurse.
The trio was chosen during a pageant held April 16 at the LDS Conference Center. They were selected by a panel of judges based on talks centered on this year’s theme, “Pioneers Inspiring Today’s Generation!” 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. 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 appearances and speaking engagements from June-August 2016. Please contact their advisor Cathy Ehlert at 801-274-1224 or 801-580-8565 or firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule these lovely young ladies. (Photo: Left to right: 1st Attendant, Rachel Kennedy; Queen, Baylee Hogan; 2nd Attendant, Stephanie Bland.)
New 2016-2017 Lesson Prices
The cost of DUP lessons was set back in 1995, 20 years ago, when you could buy a loaf of bread for 79 cents. The Lesson Committee and Executive Board, after detailed discussion, have decided to keep the purchase cost more in line with the actual cost to produce, print, and mail the materials. The new prices for lesson materials are: Bulk Mail (9 lessons): $25; First Class (9 lessons): $35; Canadian Mail (9 lessons): $30; Picture CD (9 CDs): $35; Lesson Booklets @ Museum $2 each; Picture CD @ Museum $5 each
April Lesson, Music and Artifact
The April Lesson is "Military Room" by Dawna Daines Thayne. The April Song is "The Red, White, and Blue." The April Artifact is a card of glass buttons from Cache County DUP. For information about the lesson, music, and artifact for April click here.
March Lesson, Music and Artifact
The March Lesson is "Pioneer Timepieces" by Maryann Ruben Jensen. The March Song is The Water Mill. The March Artifact is a cannon from Cache County DUP. For information about the lesson, music, and artifact for March click here.
Dear Daughters: I am so sorry to have to tell you we have had a big oversight in the Memorial List of the Winter Legacy. The list printed is a reprint of the Fall issue Memorial List. We are correcting the mistake here in the online Winter issue. Please let your camp members know of this correction and accept our sincere apologies for this error. We will make this correction in the printed Spring issue by including these names with the new Spring list. Sincerely and humbly, Maurine P. Smith, President
Pioneer Memorial Museum Designated Best Pioneer Museum in Utah
The Daughters of Utah Pioneers Pioneer Memorial Museum was designated as the Best Pioneer Museum in Utah for the year 2015. Click the link to check it out.
Excerpts from the President's Packet
Excerpts from the President's Packet are now available online. These sections include Chaplains, Conventions, Historian, Legacy, Markers, Music, Docents, Outreach, Parliamentarians, Registrar, Secretaries, Treasurer, and Satellite Museums.Click on each of these sections to open that part of the packet: Chaplains, Conventions, Historian, Legacy, Markers, Music, Docents, Outreach, Parliamentarians, Registrar, Secretaries, Treasurer, Satellite Museums