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Brigham Young sends pioneers

 St. George was first settled in 1861 by early Mormon pioneers who were sent down to the area by their prophet, Brigham Young. Young sent them here to grow cotton, grapes, and silk since shortages of these items were expected due to the Civil War. With the hot summers, mild winters, and agricultural abilities here, Southern Utah earned the nickname of Utah's Dixie with reference to the southeastern part of the country.

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SOUTHERN UTAH MEMORIES: The Dixie Wine Mission - In the scores of books that have been written about Utah one subject has been neglected according to folklore historian Olive Woolley Burt who said ...

SOUTHERN UTAH MEMORIES: The Dixie Wine Mission - In the scores of books that have been written about Utah one subject has been neglected according to folklore historian Olive Woolley Burt who said ... | Grapes of Dixie | Scoop.it
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