150 years after the first pioneers came to Hyrum the city is hosting a Sesquicentennial Celebration on Saturday, April 10. The program to honor the community will be held at 7 p.m. in the Mountain Crest High School Auditorium and everyone’s invited to attend.The keynote speaker will be Hyrum W. Smith, co-founder of Franklin Covey. Celebration co-chair Bonnie Nielsen says he is a descendant of Hyrum Smith, the early Mormon leader the city of Hyrum was named for. Tickets are being sold for the Sesquicentennial Quilt which is made up of historical photographs of the community. Other Sesquicentennial activities include an historical tour, booth and museum displays. There will be further celebrating of the Sesquicentennial when Hyrum holds its Star Spangled Week in July.
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