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Research Hours: Monday through Friday 9 to 4

We are a research facility for histories and photographs. These are available Monday through Friday, 9 am to 4 pm and Wednesday until 7:30 pm.


Welcome to the Official Site of ISDUP

Welcome to the official site of International Society Daughters of Utah Pioneers (ISDUP, DUP). ISDUP was organized solely for historical, educational, and public purposes and is completely non-political and non-sectarian. We are dedicated to honoring the names and achievements of the men, women, and children who founded Utah. We seek to encompass a broad scope of services, ranging from the preservation of historic landmarks to the education of thousands of school children and adults about their pioneer forebears. For more information about DUP, click here.  For more information about the history of the organization, click here.



Pioneer Memorial Museum Closed for Thanksgiving

The Pioneer Memorial Museum and ISDUP will be closed Monday through Saturday, November 24 through November 29, in honor of Thanksgiving. We will re-open with regular hours on Monday, December 1.


ISDUP Christmas Program : December 5

You are invited to attend the annual ISDUP Christmas Program, "Christmas Lists." We will have the program December 5 at 11:00 am and again at 1:00 pm at the "White" Chapel (it's made of red brick) at 150 East 300 North in Salt Lake City (south, across from the State Capitol Building). The Dibble Sisters will be presenting a musical program and we will share Christmas stories. Please come join us for our Christmas card to you! 


Pioneer Memorial Museum Renovation


We are currently going through a restoration of the floor tiles on the 2nd and 3rd floors of the museum. They are removing old asbestos tiles and replacing them with carpet tiles. These floors will be sealed off from the public for a short time. The other four floors are still open to public viewing.


Beaver Stake Tabernacle Bell Re-Dedication

On Saturday August 9, the original bell from Beaver Stake Tabernacle was re-dedicated after being re-hung from a new bell tower. The bell tower was a project of Tyler Griffiths, Beaver 7th Ward Eagle Scout. Maurine P. Smith and Katharine Brimhall were in attendance with the Beaver Company of the DUP.


President's Addendum 2014

For the content of this year's Seminar's President's Addendum, please see each department as follows: Introduction; President's Department; DUP Current Theme; Chaplains; History Department; Identifying Pioneers Online for BeginnersPublic Relations; Schedule of Lessons and Music; Lessons; Music; Parliamentarians; Registrars; Satellite Museums; Secretary and Treasurers; Secretary; Treasurers and Treasurer's Financial Records.


2014 Days of 47 Royalty Announced



Royalty for 2014 Days of ’47 were crowned Saturday, April 12th, 2014.

The queen is Nicole Lindsay, daughter of Roger and Julie Lindsay of Bountiful, Utah.  First attendant is Danielle Shkapich from Provo, Utah, daughter of Daniel and Donna Shkapich of Chandler, Arizona.  Second attendant is Camille Johnson, daughter of Kelly and Sharon Johnson from Smithfield, Utah.  The trio was chosen during a pageant held April 12 at the LDS Conference Center Theater.  They were selected by a panel of judges based on talks centered on this year’s theme, “Pioneers – Pushing Toward Our Future”.  As they travel and speak this summer, our Royalty will be an example to all young women who hear their message.  They will represent The Days of ’47 and International Society Daughters of Utah Pioneers well. 

Numerous Days of ’47 events occur during July.  Go to for dates and locations.  The Days of ’47 Royalty will attend all of these activities.

They are available for appearance and speaking engagements from June-August 2014.  Contact their advisor Cathy Ehlert at 801-274-1224 or 801-580-8565 or to schedule.

Annie Taylor Hyde Award

Susannah Coats, presently living in Orem, Utah, daughter of Kevin and Kathy Coats from Mendon, Utah, received the Annie Taylor Hyde Award. She was chosen by her peers for her friendship and kindness.









Excerpts from the President's Packet 2013

Excerpts from the President's Packet are now available online. These sections include Chaplains, Lesson Leaders, Music, Outreach, Parliamentarians, Publicity and Promotion, and Satellite Museums. Click here to access the entire online President's Packet (it might take a while to open). Click on each of these sections to open that part of the packet:  Chaplains, Lesson Leaders, Music, Outreach, Parliamentarians, Publicity and Promotion, or Satellite Museums.