Juanita Brooks

WASHINGTON COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY     (Washington County, Utah)

JUANITA BROOKS PROJECT

(Honoring Juanita Brooks with a statue in St. George)

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PROJECT SUMMARY

Juanita Brooks was one of the most influential historians to come out of Dixie. She attended BYU as a young
widow and single mother and received a master's degree from Columbia University. She settled in St. George
and taught at Dixie Junior College and then went on to become a great historian and gifted writer.

The Washington County Historical Society wants to recognize the contributions of this special woman and
honor her with a bronze statue in a prominent place in the City of St. George.


PROJECT DETAILS

The initial concept for the statue and base is ...

The sculptor selected for this project is ...

The preliminary budget for this project is ...
So far, $?,???.?? has be received from ?? donors.

The preliminary target date for completion of this project is ...


PROJECT HISTORY & STATUS

The Washington County Historical Society (WCHS) board has discussed and approved the project.
Keith Cannon has been made a Vice President of the WCHS and appointed Project Manager.
A special account for project funds has been set up at the WCHS bank and funds have started to be collected.
Preliminary talks have been held with the Brooks family, the City of St. George, a sculptor, and potential donors.
The site for the statue has been selected and approval of the landowner received.
A flyer has been produced and is being printed.