Friday May 26th, 2023
11:00 am: Allen D. Roberts presentation is titled Sanpete’s Architect-Builders and their Work.
Allen Roberts, award-winning architect and author of numerous historical and architectural books and articles, including A History of Sanpete County (1999) and Getting Together With Yesterday: A Tour of Sanpete County Historic Buildings (1998), will speak about pioneer architecture in the Sanpete Valley. A specialist in historic restoration, Allen invites conference attendees to bring historic photos of architecture they have interest in to discuss with him after his presentation.
12:00 pm: Sarah Thomas presentation is titled The Renovation of the Hansen House and Pioneer Park
Sarah is the Pioneer Park Director for Fort Ephraim Camp, Daughters of Utah Pioneers (DUP). Sarah’s presentation will focus on the history of the historic Hansen House (1862) and Ephraim Pioneer Park, and the tremendous efforts by historic minded volunteers to renovate and preserve the buildings and history of this early area of Ephraim.
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Conference Location: The festival Heritage Conference takes place in the auditorium of the Snow College Huntsman Library, 150 E. College Ave. (the Library is just behind the main administration building, or Noyes building as it is called).
***It’s a good idea to bring a sweater or jacket as the building can feel a little chilly to some people due to air conditioning***
The conference will be held on the campus of Snow College in the new Huntsman Library Auditorium. There is no charge and advance registration is not required. For more information, contact Mike Brenchley at firstname.lastname@example.org.