Title

WASHINGTON COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY     (Washington County, Utah)

BOOK

"Red Rock Recollections, Volume 1: Fascinating Stories of Utah's Dixie"

by Reuben E. Wadsworth

This book is a compilation of feature stories originally written for the online newspaper, St. George News.
Local historian, Reuben Wadsworth, presents brief histories about 25 different places located in the Beehive
State's southwestern corner, from the Brigham Young Winter Home to the Hurricane Canal to the Zion Tunnel.
The stories take the reader on a rewarding journey that will help them visualize what took place at each site
in yesteryear.

Paperback, 240 Pages, 6" x 9" x 0.6"
Published by Scrivera Press
First Edition (August 20, 2019)
ISBN-10:   0578559714
ISBN-13:   978-0578559711


AVAILABILITY

Printed and ebook editions of this book can be purchased on amazon.com:
https://www.amazon.com/dp/0578559714.

Printed editions may also be purchased at the Silver Reef Museum.


COVER

Front cover of Red Rock Recollections, Volume 1
Front Cover
      Back cover of Red Rock Recollections, Volume 1
      Back Cover


TABLE OF CONTENTS






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Forward
Acknowledgements
Author's Note
Introduction

Washington County
Brigham Young Winter Home and Jacob Hamblin Home    
Confluence Park
Dixie Red Hills
Fort Pearce
Grafton
Hurricane Canal
Kolob
Leeds Town
Leeds Civilian Conservation Corps Camp
Mountain Meadows Massacre
Pine Valley
Red Cliffs Recreation Area & Harrisburg
Rockville
Saint George LDS Temple
Silver Reef
Smith Mesa
Snow Canyon State Park
Staheli Farm and Western Legacy Farm and Ranch
Terry Ranch
Thomas Judd's Store

Zion National Park
Zion Canyoneering History
Kolob Canyons
Parkitecture
Zion Shuttle
Zion Tunnel
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REFERENCES

Press Release for Red Rock Recollections, Volume 1: Fascinating Stories of Utah's Dixie