WASHINGTON COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY (Washington County, Utah)
St. George, Utah
LOCATIONSt. George, Utah
HISTORYThe Veprecula (or Little Bramble) was the first newspaper published in St. George. It was published semi-monthly from May 1864 to June 15, 1865.
The founders were Orson Pratt Jr., Charles L. Walker, George A. Burgon, and Joseph Orton. They each wrote an article for each issue.
At some point, Pratt was replaced by by Guglielmo Gustavo Rosetti Sangiovanni. And later, Walker and Burgon dropped out leaving only Orton and Sangiovanni.
REFERENCESSouthern Utah Memories: Newspapers of Washington County, Utah, 1864 to 1994 - Part 1 of a two-part series, December 15, 2012
by Loren R. Webb, December 15, 2012