50th Anniversary Celebration Agenda


The citizens of Plain City met in the L.D.S. Church on March 17, 1909, at 10:00 AM to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the settlement of Plain City.

Masters of Ceremony: Bishop Henry J. Garner, Josiah B
Carver, James L. Robson

Singing by Choir: “Let the Mountains Shout for Joy” Fred Kenley directing, Bertha Robson, Organist.

Prayer: Alonzo Knight
Ladies Quartet: Ruby Ipson, Pearl Taylor, Jessie
Kenley, Sylvia Richardson
Speech of Welcome: Bishop Henry J. Garner
Speech: Pioneer, John Carver
Song: Evelyn Harding Christensen
Recitation: Martha Hansen
Speech: Lewis W. Shurtliff, First Bishop of Plain City
Song: Willard Lund
Reading of Poem: Peter M. Folkman, composed by David Booth
Speech: George W. Bramwell, Past Bishop
Josiah B. Carver announced that today work was begun on the railroad for Plain City.

Song: Ruby Ipsen
Humorous Speech: Charles H. Greenwell of Ogden

Singing by Choir:

Prayer: Charles Weatherston

All of the people went to the Adobe Hall to the banquet, the first day for the old people, and the second day for the children. About 1000 people were fed.

The following is a list of living pioneers:

*John Carver
*Christopher 0. Folkman
*Jens P. Folkman
*Charles Neal
*Lyman Skeen
*Caroline Skeen
*Susanne Booth
George P. Folkman
*William L. Stewart
*Mrs. Thomas Singleton
Mrs. William Sharp
*Mile R. Sharp
*George H. Carver
*Minnie Carver Geddes
Victoria Musgrave
*Alonzo Knight
Catherine Knight
*William Knight
*Isabel! Draney Bramwell
John K. Spiers
Edwin Dix
Winfield A Spiers
*Emma (Singleton) Richardson
William Van Dyke

* Present at this celebration.