Old County Courthouse

WASHINGTON COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY     (Washington County, Utah)


AUDIO RECORDINGS

"History of Washington County"
A slide lecture by Bart Anderson given July 20, 2007 at the New Harmony Libary as part of the Fort Harmony Celebration days.
This audio recording was made by Roger Simister along with the accompanying photograph, WCHS-02481.

"What Is Dixie?"
A talk by Dr. Doug Alder about the founding and early roots of Utah's Dixie given January 29, 2010 as part of the St. George Tabernacle Lecture Series.
This audio recording was made by Carl Rich of http://www.dixietoday.com.

"Mountain Meadows Massacre Revisited"       *** THIS RECORDING IS DEFECTIVE ***
A talk given by Dr. Leo Lyman giving a fresh look into one of the most significant and lasting historical events to occur in Southern Utah. This D/ASIA Brown Bag Lecture was given on February 26, 2010.
This audio recording was made by Carl Rich of http://www.dixietoday.com.

"Southern Paiute Relations With Their Early Dixie Mormon Neighbors"
The 27th Juanita Brooks Lecture given by Dr. Leo Lyman in the St. George Tabernacle on March 10, 2010.
This audio recording was made by Carl Rich of http://www.dixietoday.com.

"Those Who Came Before - People of Southwest Utah"
Lecture by Marian Jacklin, Dixie National Forest Archeaologist
In this D/ASIA Brown Bag Lecture given March 19, 2010, Ms. Jacklin discusses archeaological evidence of the people who have lived in Southwestern Utah from prehistoric through historic times. In the early 19th century, the area known today as southern Utah and the Arizona Strip was home to resourceful Southern Paiute.
This audio recording was made by Carl Rich of http://www.dixietoday.com.

"Historiography of the Life of Jedediah Smith Pathfinder"
In this talk, Dr. Leo Lyman talks about the histories of Jedediah Smith. This D/ASIA Brown Bag Lecture was given on October 22, 2010.
This audio recording was made by Carl Rich of http://www.dixietoday.com.

"Jedediah Smith and the Southern Paiute"
This D/ASIA Brown Bag Lecture was given by Dr. Leo Lyman on February 11, 2011.
This audio recording was made by Carl Rich of http://www.dixietoday.com.

"History of Dixie State College"
A talk given by Dr. Doug Alder (former president of Dixie State College) to the Washington City Historical Society on February 17, 2011.
This audio recording was made by Carl Rich of http://www.dixietoday.com.

Talk about the life of John Kemple with some information about John Orson Kemple and other descendents.
Given by James E. Kemple at the Orson B. Adams Home on January 10, 2012.
This audio recording was made by Roger Simister.

Song: "St. George"
Words and music by Charlie Walker; sung by Rudger McArthur.
This audio recording was made by Austin E. Fife in St. George in 1947.
The song runs a minute and a half, followed by a 30 second explanation by Mr. McArthur:
    Charlie Walker was an early St. George pioneer and this song was near to the hearts of the early settlers.
    It was often sung by Samuel L. Adams, Rudger McArthur's grandfather.

Talk on the history of pioneer and indian relationships in Southern Utah.
Given by Dr. Leo Lyman at the Second Annual Historic Trails Encampment at Iron Springs on July 25, 2015.
This audio recording was made by Roger Simister.

Lecture based on the book, "Leonard Arrington and The Writing of Mormon History".
Given by the book's author, Gregory A. Prince at Dixie State University on February 16, 2017.
This audio recording was made by Lane Hoyt of DSU.