Our Pioneer
Heritage:
Pioneer Day
Celebration

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Opening Prayer

Introduction
Rebecca Ellefsen

Pianist
Cami Coll

Brigham Young
and the Pioneers Crossing the Plains

Westward
Soloist: Don Hardwick
Lyrics: James Ira Young
Music: Whitney Groo, Jr.
Arr.: Lynn Shurtleff

Story Teller
Elaine Haupt

Battalion Poem
Jennifer Brown
Written By: Azariah Smith, Private, Company B
May 23, 1847 Journal Entry

Mormon Battalion
Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing
Soloist: Paul Mann
Lyrics: Robert Robinson
Music: John Wyeth
Arr.: James Mulholland

Story Teller
Jared Hatch

Ship Brooklyn Saints
Come, Come Ye Saints
Choir: The Church of Jesus Christ
of Latter-day Saints
California Oakland Missionaries
Lyrics: William Clayton
Music: English Folk Song

Story Teller
Adam Monteith

Spring Leaves
Violin Soloist: Peggy Jellinghausan
Lyrics: James Ira Young
Arr.: Whitney Groo Jr. & Ralph G. Laycock

Honoring our Heritage by Continuing Good Works
Richard King
Past Rotary International President

Faith in Every Footstep
Performed by: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square
Words and Music by: K. Newell Dayley

Closing Remarks
Rebecca Ellefsen

Closing Prayer

Temple Hill Visitors’ Center

The Visitors’ Center is open year-round with exhibits, activities, and events that are family friendly, free of charge, and open to the public.
Visitors’ Center Hours
Monday: 6 pm – 9 pm
Tuesday-Sunday: 9 am – 9 pm

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