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Utahns reflect on history, family connections ahead of Pioneer Day

Utah Pioneers 175
Posted at 12:26 PM, Jul 19, 2022
and last updated 2022-07-19 14:26:55-04

SALT LAKE CITY — As Utahns get set to celebrate the 175th anniversary of the first pioneers entering the state, many residents are sharing their family connections and moments that make the Pioneer Day holiday so special.

In the videos below, Utahns reflect on their pioneer ancestry and moments in history that have helped build the state.

FOX 13's DAN EVANS AND HIS PIONEER ROOTS

Dan Evans

PIONEER DAY POEM

Poem

PAM CARSON - UTAH PIONEER DESCENDANT

Pam Carson

ELLEN JEPPSON - PRESIDENT, INT'L SOCIETY DAUGHTERS OF UTAH PIONEERS

Ellen Jeppson

PIANO TRAVELS

Piano

PIONEER DAY POEM

Pioneer Pottery Poem

THE STORY BEHIND THE EAGLE GATE

Eagle Gate

GOLDEN PINS COMMEMORATES 50 YEARS OF PIONEER SPIRIT

Golden Pins

INDUSTRIOUSNESS OF PIONEER WOMEN

Sandra Wilkison

FORTITUDE OF PIONEERS

Carolyn Tahauri