Daughters of Utah Pioneers
The Daughters of Utah Pioneers is a woman’s organization. It was set up to preserve the history of the settlers of Utah. It was started in 1901 by Annie Taylor Hyde who was the daughter of John Taylor.
The Daughters of Utah Pioneers are a nonpolitical organization who wanted to give credit to the settlers who founded the commonwealth. John Taylor was the president of the Church of Christ and Latter day saints and Utah has a strong Mormon history associated with it.
This museum is located at 145 N 100 E St. George, UT 84770. The museum has an array of items that once belonged to the pioneers and has them on display for the public. They also have a large collection of photos involved in the history of Utah.
Those interested in joining the Daughters of Utah Pioneers must submit an application form and meet membership qualifications. You must be a direct descendant with a pioneer ancestor, above 18, and have a good moral standing. Members are expected to submit to the Lesson Committee history that will contribute to the museum and cause and you may be elected to a camp office of which it is expected that you serve willingly.
The Daughters of Utah Pioneers is a great organization in preserving the history of one of the 50 states of the US. The country is honored to have their service.
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