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Utah Historical Markers

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By Bill Kirchner, June 16, 2014
Beaver Opera House Marker
Utah (Beaver County), Beaver — N-404 — Beaver Opera House
The Beaver Opera House, built between 1908 and 1909, helped mark the beginning of the local citizens’ desire to build a “New Beaver” that would be the envy of other communities. The board of directors of the opera house were quoted as . . . — Map (db m1429) HM
Utah (Beaver County), Beaver — N-603 — Beaver Relief Society HallUtah Historic Site
Built in 1896, the Beaver Relief Society Hall is one of only two buildings in Beaver associated with the Relief Society, the organization for women in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The building was used for general gathering . . . — Map (db m75580) HM
Utah (Beaver County), Beaver — 64 — Beaver Stake Tabernacle
On this site in 1865-66 a tabernacle was erected by the pioneers. Built of local brick, lumber and stone. It was of pioneer architecture with a large assembly hall, gallery, full basement, a tower and large bell. This building was used for church . . . — Map (db m75614) HM
Utah (Beaver County), Beaver — 570 — Beaver Territorial Courthouse
Beaver Territorial Courthouse is considered one of the finest examples of Pioneer architecture. The architect, K.A. Kletting, designed the building in the Queen Ann style with Victorian overtones. The courthouse was constructed under the direction . . . — Map (db m75581) HM
Utah (Beaver County), Beaver — Enoch E. Cowdell HouseUtah Historic Site
The Enoch E. Cowdell house, named after the original owner, was constructed around 1873 with a hall parlor type floor plan. Although the hall parlor was one of the earliest housing types in Utah, it continued to be a popular floor plan (particularly . . . — Map (db m75572) HM
Utah (Beaver County), Beaver — 67 — Fort Cameron(Located 2 miles east)
Established as the post of Beaver, May 15, 1872, by the 8th U.S. Infantry, Major John D. Wilkins, commanding. The military reservation, declared May 12, 1873, comprised two and two-thirds square miles. The name was changed July 1, 1874, to Fort . . . — Map (db m75575) HM
Utah (Beaver County), Beaver — 327 — Fort Cameron - Murdock Academy
In 1872-73 a two and two-thirds mile square, protective military reservation was established following the request of C.M. Hawley, Associate Justice, Utah Territory. Built of native rock and lumber, it received 250 troops Sept. 7, 1873, Major John . . . — Map (db m75578) HM
Utah (Beaver County), Beaver — Beaver-1 — Grimshaw HomeUtah Historic Homes
Built By: Duckworth Grimshaw, 1877 Registered By: The Harley Fotheringhams, 1/12/72 Construction Notes Original Portion Built of Black Volcanic Rock — Map (db m75574) HM
Utah (Beaver County), Beaver — Joseph Tattersall HouseUtah Historic Site
The house was built c. 1877 for Joseph Tattersall, an early settler of Beaver City. It is a one-and-a-half-story tall building constructed of black rock--a hard, dense volcanic stone that is commonly found in the nearby foothills in small . . . — Map (db m75573) HM
Utah (Beaver County), Beaver — 68 — Lee’s Ranch Indian Raid
Hostile Indians raided a small settlement in this vicinity Oct. 27, 1866, centering their attack on the house where Mr. and Mrs. J.P. Lee, their two daughters, and eight year old son, a young Miss Hall and Joseph Lillywhite were barricaded, fighting . . . — Map (db m75616) HM
Utah (Beaver County), Beaver — Philo T. Farnsworth
Philo Taylor Farnsworth was born August 19, 1906 in a log cabin near Beaver, Utah. At an early age, he became familiar with the various components of the telephone and the gramaphone. By age 12, he had a thorough understanding of electronics. In . . . — Map (db m1421) HM
Utah (Beaver County), Beaver — 147 — Pioneer First Camp Ground
Near this site, Feb. 6, 1856, in zero weather, Beaver pioneers made their first camp. Prior to this, the land had been rejected as unfit for cultivation, but the amount of water available gave courage. At a mass meeting in Parowan some of the more . . . — Map (db m75615) HM
Utah (Beaver County), Beaver — Pioneer Park
Dedicated to the memory of the valiant pioneers who erected the first woolen mills in Southern Utah in 1870. It was a busy mecca, with wagons coming and going from all over the State with their goods to trade. — Map (db m75576) HM
Utah (Beaver County), Beaver — 31 — The Beaver Woolen Mills(Incorporated 1869)
On this site in 1870, in a three story building, 60 x 120 feet, the first Woolen Mills in Southern Utah operated. Machinery was brought here from New England by railroad and wagon. John Ashworth and others schooled in England in the art of wool . . . — Map (db m75577) HM
Utah (Beaver County), Beaver — N-211 — Thomas Frazer HouseUtah Historic Site
This house was constructed in three sections by Thomas Frazer, the local stonemason, as his own home. The middle section (1870) and the east section (1872) are built of black basalt. The west section (c. 1890) is constructed of pink tuf. Thomas . . . — Map (db m75570) HM
Utah (Beaver County), Cove Fort — 6 — Cove Fort
Completed April 12, 1867, by direction of Brigham Young, with L.D.S. Church funds, as a travelers way station and refuge from Indians. Ira N. Hinckley built and maintained it as a hostelry and residence until 1877. A well within the fort provided . . . — Map (db m75519) HM
Utah (Beaver County), Cove Fort — Fort WilldenA Farm and Way Station
The first settlers in this area were the family of Charles W. and Eleanor Willden. They were English converts to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints who had come to Utah in 1849. Because Charles was an iron worker, Brigham Young called . . . — Map (db m75518) HM
Utah (Beaver County), Frisco — 268 — Frisco
A typical mining town at the foot of the San Francisco Mountain was fed by the fabulously rich Horn Silver Mine. By 1885 over $60,000,000 in zinc, copper, lead, silver, and gold were hauled away by mule train and the Utah Central Railroad. Water was . . . — Map (db m78264) HM
Utah (Box Elder County), Beaver Dam — 334 — Hansen Cooperative Dairy
The Box Elder Cooperative Association was established in 1867 -68 by Lorenzo Snow, under direction of Brigham Young. In 1871 a dairy, said to be the first in Utah, was built south of Beaver Dam, near a cold water spring, Christian Hansen, operator. . . . — Map (db m44467) HM
Utah (Box Elder County), Brigham City — Chinese ArchA Monument in Limestone
Ancient Lake Bonneville once covered this area, including the flanks of Promontory Range. The waves washing against the ancient shore eroded fault-fractured rocks, creating the arch in the 300-million-year-old Oquirrh Formation. More than . . . — Map (db m69125) HM
Utah (Box Elder County), Corinne — Big Fill Trail
Look down this path toward the sharp V-shaped notch in the shoulder of the mountainside ahead. Walking the Big Fill Trail, you can still see some of the violent fury of the final days of the race to Promontory, carved into unyielding limestone. . . . — Map (db m80953) HM
Utah (Box Elder County), Corinne — Competition 1869
Lacking precise instructions from Congress as to where to meet, and spurred by financial rewards for building grade, both railroad companies prepared railbed past each other for 250 miles. No parallel track was ever laid. Promontory Summit was . . . — Map (db m80934) HM
Utah (Box Elder County), Corinne — Corinne - Pioneer Railroad Town
Looking toward the immediate completion of the first Transcontinental Railroad, Corinne Townsite was laid out in the Spring of 1869. Railroad Financiers, Real Estate Promoters, Businessmen & Gambling Sharks, launched a boom to make Corinne the . . . — Map (db m72943) HM
Utah (Box Elder County), Corinne — Jubilation Coast to Coast
For four years Americans closely followed the progress of the Pacific railroad in their newspapers, anxious to see it completed. By May 1869, intense attention was focused on this desolate corner of northern Utah. The entire country was eager for . . . — Map (db m80933) HM
Utah (Box Elder County), Corinne — Last Spike DrivenNoon…Monday…May 10th, 1869
A rough crowd had gathered at the far set of tracks 15 yards ahead. Six million spikes and six years’ work lay behind them. Now, only one section of rails was left undone. The honor of ceremonially “finishing” the Pacific railroad with a . . . — Map (db m80931) HM
Utah (Box Elder County), Corinne — May 10, 1869
With an officer of the Twenty-first U.S. Infantry posed on the completed tracks and men of his regiment behind him, dignitaries of the Union Pacific Railroad stand for a photograph. Dr. Thomas C. Durant, Union Pacific Vice-President, is seen , at . . . — Map (db m80940) HM
Utah (Box Elder County), Corinne — May 9, 1869
In this photo, taken one day before the transcontinental line was completed, a 30-foot gap in the railroad remained. A tent town quickly grew around the Last Spike Site, and two of the first businesses, the Restaurant and the Red Cloud Saloon can be . . . — Map (db m80939) HM
Utah (Box Elder County), Corinne — September 1869
The transcontinental railroad was a commercial link which opened new markets and figuratively untied the nation with bands of rail. Seen here are Union Pacific Railroad fruit cars en route to California to be loaded with perishables for Eastern . . . — Map (db m80938) HM
Utah (Box Elder County), Corinne — September 1869
Four months after completion, Promontory was a notorious boomtown composed of hotels, saloons, and gambling tents with a few stores and shops. Transcontinental passengers changed trains here until mid-1870. Many were victimized by resident gamblers . . . — Map (db m80942) HM
Utah (Box Elder County), Corinne — September 8, 1942
After the opening of the Lucin Cutoff in 1904, the historic rail line north of the Great Salt Lake was of minimal importance. In 1942 the last spike was ceremonially “undriven” here before a crowd of Union Pacific, Southern Pacific, and . . . — Map (db m80941) HM
Utah (Box Elder County), Corinne — The “Orange Special” Wreck
You are now standing on the historic railbed and to your right at the gate that separates the old railbed from the highway, the Southern Pacific covered an old trestle with fill on the steepest grade on the Promontory Mountains. For years helper . . . — Map (db m80956) HM
Utah (Box Elder County), Corinne — The Big Fill
Competing for fame and money, the two railroads constructed over 250 miles of parallel grade. Here the Central Pacific built the Big Fill before Congress gave final construction rights to the Union Pacific. Afterward, the U.P. sold the tracks . . . — Map (db m80957) HM
Utah (Box Elder County), Corinne — The Big Trestle
Lacking time to fill the ravine before you, Union Pacific crews built the bridge shown in the photo. One reporter said that nothing he could write “would convey an idea of the flimsy character of that structure.” You can still see the . . . — Map (db m80958) HM
Utah (Box Elder County), Corinne — The Last Cut
By April of 1869, the Union Pacific was working its Mormon and Irish labor forces day and night in order to meet the scheduled deadline for the completion of the railroad. Below you is the last cut made along the transcontinental route. Cuts such as . . . — Map (db m80952) HM
Utah (Box Elder County), Corinne — The Locomotives of Golden Spike - Jupiter
”More representative American locomotives of the period would be difficult to find. Both the Jupiter and 119 were of the eight wheel or 4-4-0 wheel arrangement. This style of engine was so common in the United States that it was called the . . . — Map (db m80965) HM
Utah (Box Elder County), Corinne — The Locomotives of Golden Spike - No. 119
“The original Jupiter and No.119 were scrapped at the turn of the century. Despite their absence, the replica locomotive tell the story of the building and significance of the nation’s first transcontinental railroad. Today’s . . . — Map (db m80966) HM
Utah (Box Elder County), Promontory — 10 Miles of Track
10 Miles of Track, Laid In One Day. April 28th 1869 — Map (db m4289) HM
Utah (Box Elder County), Promontory — Golden SpikeNational Historic Site
" The last rails laid, the spike is driven, The Pacific Railroad is completed." Here at Promontory, Utah, at 12:47 P.M. on May 10, 1869. The driving of a Golden Spike completed the first transcontinental railroad. Climax of a dramatic . . . — Map (db m13488) HM
Utah (Box Elder County), Promontory — The Southern Pacific MonumentGolden Spike National Historic Site
An Icon Restored In 1965, the National Park Service assumed ownership of the aging monument, which had been damaged by years of weathering and vandalism. The interior had also been severely damaged by ground water that had wicked up into . . . — Map (db m67076) HM
Utah (Box Elder County), Promontory — The Track that United the States
A sharp eye can still pick out the marks of early railroad building along this rugged escarpment, even if the original iron rails and timber ties themselves are gone. These fading remnants tell the story of a daunting engineering . . . — Map (db m69108) HM
Utah (Cache County), Hyde Park — In Memory Of The Hyde Park Settlers
Erected in honor of those pioneers who helped settle Hyde Park. This Settlement was founded in 1860 by the following list.

William Hyde, William Higgensen, Robert Daines, Lydia Wilkinson, Anthony Metcalf, James Hancey, Armenius Neeley, Thomas . . . — Map (db m44498) HM

Utah (Cache County), Logan — 102 North MainLogan Historic Site
This structure is built with beautiful, gray brick that has been well preserved. The two-story flat roofed building has a classical emphasis. The original front entrance of double doors was crowned with a stone engraving depicting a pioneer scene . . . — Map (db m44420) HM
Utah (Cache County), Logan — 141 North MainS.E. Needham Jewelers — Utah Historic Site
This building, constructed in 1904, was first occupied by John H. Anderson who operated a general merchandise store. The store continued to function until the mid - 1960’s and sold shoes, dry goods, groceries, and clothing. The original owner, Louie . . . — Map (db m44448) HM
Utah (Cache County), Logan — 160 North MainFederal Building — Logan Historic Site
This large brick structure, built in 1911, is classical in style and virtually unaltered since construction. The top of the building is crowned by a heavy, classic cornice. The front entrance is sided by pilasters and topped with a modified Roman . . . — Map (db m44429) HM
Utah (Cache County), Logan — 19 North MainBluebird Restaurant — Logan Historic Site
Built c. 1890, this two-story, dark brick structure is crowned with a cream colored Federal-Greek cornice. Below the cornice are three French doors with transoms and small, Latin balconies. Large transom windows at the mezzanine have segmented . . . — Map (db m44424) HM
Utah (Cache County), Logan — 220 West CenterLogan Center Street Historic District
Constructed in 1921, this two-story home is an excellent example of the Prairie School style popular between 1901 and 1925. The early of Frank Lloyd Wright gave rise to the Prairie School style by creating forms that were precise and angular with an . . . — Map (db m44421) HM
Utah (Cache County), Logan — 5 South MainThatcher Brothers Bank & Opera House — Logan Historic Site
Wells Fargo Bank now occupies the site of the Thatcher Brothers Bank & Opera House, which was constructed in 1890. The Thatcher Brothers Bank was the first one to open in the valley. The Opera House was located on the second floor and could seat 800 . . . — Map (db m44426) HM
Utah (Cache County), Logan — 75 South Main — Utah Historic Site
This property was owned in the late 1800’s and early 1900’s by Luna Young Thatcher, a daughter of Brigham Young by his first wife. Luna Young Thatcher owned the entire corner and, by all reports, had the area beautifully landscaped. In 1912 the . . . — Map (db m44447) HM
Utah (Cache County), Logan — 99 North Main — Logan Historic Site
This building was one of the earliest general merchandise stores built in Logan, and it continued as such until 1872. The owner sold the building and his merchandise and joined the historically significant ‘cooperative’ movement sponsored by the . . . — Map (db m44481) HM
Utah (Cache County), Logan — 1 — Bullen Center37 South Main — Utah Historic Site
This large, two-story, brick building is one of Logan’s early examples of commercial architecture, with some Victorian embellishments added. The building was constructed in 1902 by George W. Thatcher. KVNU, the first radio station in Logan, got it’s . . . — Map (db m45819) HM
Utah (Cache County), Logan — Cache County Court House
Restored in honor of pioneer Logan residents David Eccles 1849-1912 Ellen Stoddard Eccles 1867-1957 David Eccles, a Scottish immigrant to Utah became one of the state’s most prominent business leaders. His extensive enterprises laid the . . . — Map (db m44432) HM
Utah (Cache County), Logan — 9 — Cache County Relic Hall
Erected in 1861 by Hezekiah Thatcher, assisted by Robert Crookston, Robert Murdock and John Hill, who quarried the building stones in Green Canyon and place them in these walls, hand made shingles covered the roof, the building was originally used . . . — Map (db m44436) HM
Utah (Cache County), Logan — 2 — Cache Valley
Known to the Indians as Willow Valley was renamed by fur trappers and traders in the winter of 1825-1826. James Bridger led the first trappers to a winter encampment near here in 1824 towards December 1825. William L. Sublette, in charge of Gen . . . — Map (db m44438) HM
Utah (Cache County), Logan — S-9 — Caine Lyric Theater — Utah Historic Site
First used as theatre in 1913. Original Owner: George W. Thatcher and B.G. Thatcher Renovation made possible by Utah State University, Thatcher families and community of Logan. — Map (db m44441) HM
Utah (Cache County), Logan — S-20 — David Eccles Home — Utah Historic Site
Built 1907 of brick and white stone trim for David and Ellen Stoddard Eccles. Architects: Monson & Schaub of Logan. Renovation 1972 by S. Eugene Needham and Christie Smith Needham. — Map (db m44442) HM
Utah (Cache County), Logan — First Dawn To Dusk Flight Across America
Colonel Russell L Maughan of Logan, Utah, made the first daylight flight across the continent on June 23, 1924. Flying solo in a Curtis PW-8 pursuit aircraft, Maughan, then a Lieutenant in the U.S. Air Service, left Mitchell Field, New York, at dawn . . . — Map (db m44451) HM
Utah (Cache County), Logan — First Hospital203 West Center — Utah Historic Site
This house was built in 1890 for John R. and Bartha Blanchard. In 1903, this building was converted into the first hospital in the Cache Valley with a capacity of seven beds in four rooms. In 1916, it was sold to the Presbyterian Church and used . . . — Map (db m44446) HM
Utah (Cache County), Logan — Julia Budge Nibley House — Logan Historic Site
Built in 1914 - 15 by Charles W. Nibley for his third wife, Julia Budge, this two story house is an excellent example of the Prairie School style popular in Utah during 1905-25. The house was reportedly designed by Pope and Burton, architects. C.W. . . . — Map (db m44427) HM
Utah (Cache County), Logan — Merlin J. Olsen
Honoring Tradition Securing Our Future MERLIN J OLSEN Aggie All-American September 15,1940 - March 11, 2010 Utah State University’s football field at Romney Stadium as named the Merlin Olsen Field at Romney Stadium on December 5, 2009 by . . . — Map (db m44455) HM
Utah (Cache County), Logan — N - 41 — Old Main BuildingUtah Historic Site
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Utah (Cache County), Logan — 174 — Pioneer Mills of Cache Valley
In 1860 two grist mills were built and operated in this valley. One at Wellsville by Daniel P. Hill and the other at Millville by Esias Edwards and Leroy Kent. The first burrstones obtained from Black Rock, Utah proved to be too soft for grinding so . . . — Map (db m44471) HM
Utah (Cache County), Logan — s-40 — St. Johns Episcopal Church — Utah Historic Site
Seat of the first Non-Mormon congregation in Cache Valley, 1873. Gothic church and vicarage consecrated 1909. Logan’s first public Library and the Common Room Club housed in the vicarage. — Map (db m44443) HM
Utah (Cache County), Logan — Thatcher-Young Mansion
The Thatcher - Young Mansion was built in 1878 for the banker and industrialist George W. Thatcher and his wife Eunice Caroline (Luna) Young Thatcher. Her brother Brigham Young Jr. lived in it from 1883 - 1885 while he supervised the Brigham Young . . . — Map (db m44440) HM
Utah (Cache County), Logan — 9 — The First Settlers of Logan
The first settlers of Logan encamped near this spot on the bank of the Little Logan early in May 1859 Heads of Families: John R Blanchard, Abraham Caldwell, Griffith Charles, Israel J. Clark, Ann Davis, William Dees, James Demino, Sidney Dibble, . . . — Map (db m44437) HM
Utah (Cache County), Logan — Whittier SchoolUtah Historic Site
The Whittier School, constructed in 1908, is important for its association with the education reform following Utah’s statehood. These reforms included a statewide curriculum and the construction of numerous unified schoolhouses. The Whittier School . . . — Map (db m44422) HM
Utah (Cache County), Mendon — Restoration of the James G. Willie Home
Originally built around 1865, the 1½ story rock home of James G. Willie is typical of the over 40 stone homes that were built in Mendon prior to 1880. Brigham Young encouraged early settlers to use native rocks for home construction as he felt . . . — Map (db m44482) HM
Utah (Cache County), Millville — Millville
In the spring of 1860, Apostle Ezra T. Benson and Peter Maughan advised the people living at the Elkhorn Ranch to locate near a sawmill built by Esais Edwards and Roy Kent. This was done to provide better protection. In that same year, Apostle . . . — Map (db m44456) HM
Utah (Cache County), North Logan — Cache - 2 — Nicholas W. Crookston Home — Utah Historic Home
Built 1890 - 1900 of logs hauled from Logan Canyon by Nicholas W. Crookston, Sheriff, Bishop, and construction foreman. Registered by Lucille C. Peterson 11-1-72 — Map (db m44462) HM
Utah (Cache County), Providence — 110 — Providence Pioneers
This marker honors the first settlers of Providence, who camped near here early in May 1859, and those who followed in the years 1860,1861,1862. Included in the groups who pioneered this section are the following families: Alder, Bowen, . . . — Map (db m44477) HM
Utah (Cache County), Providence — The Old Rock Church
Symbol of Heritage Listed on the National Register of Historical Places in recognition of its architectural and historical significance, and to encourage its preservation.

The 1869 completion of the transcontinental railroad ended an era, . . . — Map (db m46302) HM

Utah (Cache County), Providence — 143 — The Providence Players
Pioneer dramatic players entertained early Cache Valley audiences in this rock building. When erected, 1868 - 70, the only assembly hall in Providence. It has the finest dance floor, stage, proscenium, paintings, curtain in the valley. Among the . . . — Map (db m44435) HM
Utah (Cache County), Richmond — S. Milton and Alba C. Webb House — Utah Historic Site
The house was designed by Gottlieb Stucki of Logan City in 1936 and is one on only two international Style houses built in Richmond. The Webb family was active in the Richmond community during the mid-century. Mr Webb was postmaster for 37 years . . . — Map (db m44459) HM
Utah (Cache County), Smithfield — In Memory of Ira Elias Merrill
First person buried in the Smithfield Cemetery, was born at Alder, Erie County, New York, in 1835, the son of Austin and Laura Wilder Harris Merrill, He was killed in an Indian attack July 29, 1880 as he and his brother Solyman were returning from . . . — Map (db m44449) HM
Utah (Carbon County), Price — Abraham Powell 1877 Cabin
Vincent Paul Anella Troop 296 Eagle Scout Project Reestablished marker recognizing the first cabin built in Price by Abraham Powell in 1877. Original marker was at 600 South Carbon Avenue. December 22, 2011 Price Centennial . . . — Map (db m72728) HM
Utah (Carbon County), Price — 1900 — The Nine Mile Road
The road through Nine Mile Canyon was constructed in 1886 by the Buffalo Soldiers of the U.S. 9th Cavalry to connect Fort Duchesne to the railroad in Carbon County. Most of the stagecoaches, mail and freight passed through Nine Mile into the . . . — Map (db m72729) HM
Utah (Duchesne County), Duchesne — 207 — Duchesne
Explorers, trappers and traders were here before Brigham Young sent a group, in 1861, to prepare the way for Mormon colonization. But in October 1861 the U.S. Government set apart Uintah Valley for Indian Reservation. In 1905 a portion was opened . . . — Map (db m44051) HM
Utah (Duchesne County), Duchesne — 16 — Father Escalante
In commemoration of the Catholic Priest, Father Escalante, who in 1776 came into Utah. He crossed the Green River at Jensen and camped two days at that place. His diary shows that he camped at the junction of the Strawberry and Duchesne rivers . . . — Map (db m72764) HM
Utah (Duchesne County), Duchesne — Saint Rose Philippine DuchesneAug. 29, 1769 – Nov. 18, 1852
According to one tradition, the Duchesne River was named after Mother Rose Philippine Duchesne. Mother Duchesne and the Catholic Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, had started schools in Missouri. The children of many of the early pioneer . . . — Map (db m72766) HM
Utah (Duchesne County), Myton — 388 — Myton
In 1866-7, U. S. Army made road to Price and Bridge across Duchesne River. At this point Henderson’s Indian Trading Post, Caldwell’s Stage Station and a blacksmith shop were erected. 1905, Army surveyed townsite named for H. P. Myton, Supt. . . . — Map (db m72760) HM
Utah (Emery County), Emery — Outlaw Country
This is outlaw country! Hidden deep in these canyons, Butch Cassidy, Elza Lay, Flat Nose George, Kid Curry, Joe Walker, and others eluded the lawmen who pursued them in the late 1800s. In the 1850s Chief Wakara escaped into these badlands with as . . . — Map (db m80465) HM
Utah (Garfield County), Bryce — Bryce Airport
Bryce Airport's Vital Role In this remote region, with major hospitals and airfields hundreds of miles away, Bryce Airport provides critical emergency support. Built in 1936 as an emergency landing strip for commercial airlines, the airport . . . — Map (db m74765) HM
Utah (Garfield County), Bryce Canyon National Park — Bryce Amphitheater
"Before there were any Indians, the Legend People, To-when-an-ung-wa, lived in that place. There were many of them. They were of many kinds - birds, animals, lizards and such things - but they looked like people....For some reason, the . . . — Map (db m40537) HM
Utah (Garfield County), Bryce Canyon National Park — Bryce Canyon Lodge
Union Pacific Railroad served Bryce Canyon well as it grew to national park status. The railroad's vision of the site's potential for tourism culminated in the creation of the "Grand Circle Tour", a tour that traveled to several parks in one trip. . . . — Map (db m40550) HM
Utah (Garfield County), Bryce Canyon National Park — Post-War Service Station
In 1924, when the park was first established, visitors for that year totaled 17,213. A remote locale, poor access, limited on-site accommodations, and few car owners allowed only the elite and the adventurous to come to Bryce Canyon. Twenty years . . . — Map (db m40533) HM
Utah (Garfield County), Bryce Canyon National Park — Stephen Tyng MatherJuly 4, 1867 - Jan. 22, 1930
He laid the foundation of the National Park Service, defining and establishing the policies under which its areas shall be developed and conserved unimpaired for future generations. There will never come an end to the good that he has done. — Map (db m40524) HM
Utah (Garfield County), Bryce Canyon National Park — Streetscape
In the early 1920s, the Union Pacific Railroad, the National Park Service and the National Forest Service worked together to develop Bryce Canyon as a national park. This collection of cabins and the Bryce Canyon Lodge are a product of that . . . — Map (db m40558) HM
Utah (Garfield County), Bryce Canyon National Park — Wheeling through the Years
Before Bryce Canyon was a national park, the Union Pacific Railroad conceived the "Grand Circle" of parks; an area that encompassed Zion National Park, Bryce Canyon, Cedar Breaks and the North Rim of the Grand Canyon. In order for the "Circle" to . . . — Map (db m40534) HM
Utah (Garfield County), Escalante — 94 — Escalante
In 1866, a group of Mormon Cavalrymen noted this valley, while in pursuit of Indians during the Black Hawk War. In February, 1875, a company of men came from Beaver, Utah and explored the valley. The first permanent settlers came from Beaver, . . . — Map (db m74744) HM
Utah (Garfield County), Escalante — 266 — First Public Building
In 1876-77 Escalante Pioneers erected a log building, 36 x 18 feet, located 20 feet west of this marker. The logs 18 inches in diameter came from Cyclone Lake Mountain by ox team. They were hewn by hand, fastened with oak pins, morticed ends and . . . — Map (db m74745) HM
Utah (Garfield County), Escalante — 141 — L.D.S. Tithing Office
This structure, the second public building in Escalante, was erected in 1884 of native stone by Mormon pioneers under the direction of Bishop Andrew P. Schow, Edwin Twitchell and Thomas Heaps. The stone mason was Morgan Richards. It was used to . . . — Map (db m74746) HM
Utah (Garfield County), Escalante — 501 — Old Boulder Mail Trail
The isolated trails between Boulder and Escalante, Utah, were important in the history of the two towns. The foot trail, used by Indians for centuries, connected the two areas and was known as the Death Hollow Trail. Mules, horses, or people . . . — Map (db m74759) HM
Utah (Garfield County), Escalante — Old White Church
Escalante's first church stood on or near this spot. It was a two-story building made of white sandstone. The upper floor was used as the LDS Chapel and for recreational purposes; the lower floor provided classrooms for church organizations and at . . . — Map (db m74748) HM
Utah (Garfield County), Hatch — Asay Settlement
About 1872 Joseph Asay with his family settled about 3/4 mile west and a little south of this spot. Soon other homesteaders settled in the locality. Tom Jessup and Dan LeRoy erected a water power saw mill. A shingle mill was also placed on the . . . — Map (db m74676) HM
Utah (Garfield County), Hatch — Hatch Ward Building and Bell
In 1904 the Hatch L.D.S. Ward building was erected on this lot. A vestibule was added in 1910 and the bell was purchased with donations from ward members. For many years it hung in the tower and rang out for all civic, social and church activities. . . . — Map (db m74679) HM
Utah (Garfield County), Hatch — 292 — Settlement of Hatch
In 1872 Meltiar Hatch settled at the head of the Sevier River, near the junction of Mammoth and Asay Creeks. He engaged in stock raising and operated a water-power saw mill. Soon other settlers came. Land was surveyed and irrigation ditches dug. . . . — Map (db m74677) HM
Utah (Garfield County), Henrieville — Second Powell ExpeditionCharting New Territory — Last Blank Spot on the Map
In 1871, this region was part of the last uncharted territory in the continental United States. That year, Major John Wesley Powell launched the Second Powell Expedition to explore and map this frontier, continuing the work he had begun three years . . . — Map (db m74763) HM
Utah (Garfield County), Panguitch — Butch CassidyLegend of the Wild West
Outlaw or Hero? "My father, he carried the mail, and he always stopped and had dinner at a certain place [in Red Canyon]. While he was having dinner, old Butch Cassidy came to his camp. He told about these fellows following him. He got up . . . — Map (db m40513) HM
Utah (Garfield County), Panguitch — 62 — Panguitch Fort
In March, 1864, about fifty pioneers under the leadership of Jens Nielson settled Panguitch. They built a fort of logs, enclosing their homes and a building used for church, school and recreation. The town was abandoned in 1867, because of Indian . . . — Map (db m27020) HM
Utah (Garfield County), Panguitch — 166 — Panguitch Stake Tabernacle
Panguitch stake of the L.D.S. Church was organized in 1877 with James Henrie as president. In March 1880, plans were made for a stake house with George Dodds, architect, and M.M. Steel, Sr., chairman of the building. The following men were prominent . . . — Map (db m27040) HM
Utah (Garfield County), Panguitch — 442 — Panguitch Tithing Lot
During the first settlement of Panguitch, between 1864 and 1867, members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints paid tithes with produce and cattle, which were kept on this lot and disbursed as needed. Barns and corrals were constructed . . . — Map (db m74680) HM
Utah (Garfield County), Panguitch — Podunk Guard Station
Podunk received its name from a Paiute Indian named Po Dunk, who had become lost in the heavily timbered area near the East Fork of the Sevier River. The area was named after him, and the guard station named after the area in which it was built and . . . — Map (db m40482) HM
Utah (Garfield County), Panguitch — Red Canyon TunnelsGateway to Natural Wonders
A New Park's Magical Opening "One little fairy hopped upon the running board and asked Governor Dern if he believed in fairies. 'Yes,' he said. 'Then,' said she, 'enter into Fairyland." - From Golden Nuggets of Pioneer Days, Daughters . . . — Map (db m40509) HM
Utah (Garfield County), Panguitch — 460 — Social Hall
The Panguitch Social Hall was built during the years between 1890-1900. Fredrick Judd made the bricks and slacked the lime for the laying of the brick. The walls were three bricks thick, and the building had wide double-doors on either side of the . . . — Map (db m74682) HM
Utah (Garfield County), Panguitch — 510 — The Panguitch Quilt Walk
The first group of pioneers came to Panguitch on March 16, 1864, from Parowan under the leadership of Jens Nielson. They followed the route over the rugged Bear Valley, a part of the Spanish Trail. Crops were planted, but the season was short and . . . — Map (db m27046) HM
Utah (Garfield County), Panguitch — The Panguitch Quilt Walk History
In 1864 a group of hardy pioneers braved the mountain snows to save their families from starvation. This group of men encountered snows that were impassable. According to their faith they knelt on a quilt in a prayer circle. The answer to their . . . — Map (db m74681) HM
Utah (Garfield County), Tropic — 477 — Loseeville
Clifton (Loseeville) was situated in East Valley one mile east of the Pahreah River and four miles North of Cannonville. The first settlers were Ebenezer Bryce in 1876 and Daniel Goulding in 1878. They built a ditch to bring water to the valley from . . . — Map (db m74743) HM
Utah (Garfield County), Tropic — Tropic Pioneers
In Honor of Tropic Pioneers and diverting water over rim of Great Basin May 23, 1892 — Map (db m74741) HM
Utah (Grand County), Crescent City — Copper Ridge Dinosaur Trackway
Welcome to Copper Ridge. Here, you can see the tracks of two different dinosaurs. The larger were probably made by an Allosaurus, while the smaller three toed tracks were made by one of a number of smaller bipedal carnivorous spedies. — Map (db m39259) HM
Utah (Grand County), Moab — Balanced Rock
The forces of erosion are sculpting more than just arches. Balanced Rock clearly shows the various layers responsible for this amazing defiance of gravity. The caprock of the hard Slick Rock Member of the Entrada Sandstone is perched upon a . . . — Map (db m52002) HM
Utah (Grand County), Moab — Dalton Wells
Civilian Conservation Corps Camp DG-32 (Co. 234) 1935-1942 During the Great Depression of the 1930s, CCC Camps were scattered all over the USA. They provided gainful employment to youth of the nation with work on public service . . . — Map (db m47587) HM
Utah (Grand County), Moab — 181 — Early L.D.S. Church
One room of this building, formerly the L.D.S. Church, was erected in 1888. Two years later a second room was added. The bishop was Randolph Stewart; building committee: O.W. Warner, who donated the land, Henry Holyoak, and O.D. Allen; supervisors . . . — Map (db m95092) HM
Utah (Grand County), Moab — 65 — Elk Mountain Mission
In April 1855, forty one men under the leadership of Alfred N. Billings were called to establish a mission in the Elk Mountains. They left Salt Lake City May 7, 1855, arrived at Grand River June 11, and selected the site for a settlement. By July . . . — Map (db m95090) HM
Utah (Grand County), Moab — Grand Old Ranch House
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places By the United States Department of the Interior Plaque above: Built 1896 — Map (db m95084) HM
Utah (Grand County), Moab — 373 — Moab L.D.S. ChurchUtah Historic Site
Constructed of adobe in 1889, the Moab L.D.S. Church was built nine years after the establishment of Moab in 1880. Angus Stocks supervised the laying of the foundation and adobes. Within a few years of original construction an addition was made to . . . — Map (db m95093) HM
Utah (Grand County), Moab — Moab Utah UMTRA ProjectBackground and Current Status
Moab Mill The Moab mill was constructed in 1956 by Uranium Reduction Company, which operated the mill until 1962 when the assets were sold to the Atlas Minerals Corporation (Atlas). Uranium concentrate, the milling product, was sold to the . . . — Map (db m95083) HM
Utah (Grand County), Moab — Protecting Wilderness
Wilderness is a word of many meanings. From a place to be feared to a place to be revered, wilderness evokes images of wild animals, jagged mountains, vast prairies or deserts. For some, wilderness offers physical challenges, solitude or a respite . . . — Map (db m95082) HM
Utah (Grand County), Moab — Scott M. Matheson1929-1990
(There are two markers mounted on the kiosk) Dedication In June 1991, the Nature Conservancy dedicated this preserve in honor of one of Utah's leading environmental advocates: Scott M. Matheson. As Utah's governor, Matheson . . . — Map (db m95089) HM
Utah (Grand County), Moab — Star HallUtah Historic Site
Constructed from 1905 to 1906 by local craftsmen, Star Hall is architecturally significant as a fine local example of Richardsonian Romanesque architecture and is historically significant for the role it has played in the community over the years as . . . — Map (db m95120) HM
Utah (Grand County), Moab — The Legend of Dead Horse PointDead Horse Point State Park
You are standing at “the neck,” about to cross out onto the high promontory called “Dead Horse Point.” Before you do though, take a few moments to ponder the horses. What happened here? How did such a beautiful place get such . . . — Map (db m92541) HM
Utah (Grand County), Moab — The NeckCanyonlands National Park-Island in the Sky District
In front of you the park road crosses a strip of land only 40 feet wide called the Neck. Beyond this point lies an isolated, 43-square mile mesa known as the Island in the Sky. On all sides the Island is bounded by yawning canyons, and cliffs that . . . — Map (db m92540) HM
Utah (Grand County), Moab — The Old Log Cabin
Log cabins used to be common in Moab. I am the oldest one left. I was built, most likely, by the first bishop of Moab, Randolph Stewart, for his third plural wife, Marietta, about 1881. The Stanley's, a family of four lived here in 1908 after they . . . — Map (db m95091) HM
Utah (Grand County), Moab — Tracks in the Canyon
Human activities have changed the face of Canyonlands. Livestock grazing in the late 19th century altered plant communities. The roads and seismic lines you see below were constructed in the 1950s in a search for uranium and oil. Mining and grazing . . . — Map (db m95081) HM
Utah (Grand County), Moab — Wolfe Ranch
John Wesley Wolfe settled here in the late 1800s with his oldest son Fred. A nagging leg injury from the Civil War prompted John to move west from Ohio, looking for a drier climate. He chose this tract of more than 100 acres along Salt Wash for . . . — Map (db m72715) HM
Utah (Iron County), Cedar City — Cedar City Historic Pioneer Cemetery Wall
The reconstruction of the historic pioneer cemetery wall was completed in August 1994 as a memorial to the stalwart Mormon pioneers who settled this part of the American West and who originally built and dedicated the wall in the year 1886. It was . . . — Map (db m75618) HM
Utah (Iron County), Cedar City — Cedar City Railroad DepotUtah Historic Site
Built in 1923, the Cedar City Railroad Depot is historically significant for its direct association with the railroad and its impact on Cedar City. In addition to stimulating the local iron ore and livestock industries, the railroad connection to . . . — Map (db m59566) HM
Utah (Iron County), Cedar City — 452 — Cedar City Tabernacle
A tabernacle was erected in 1885 on the adjoining corner of Main and Center Streets and was demolished in the spring of 1932. In 1872 Bishop Christopher J. Arthur suggested that this Tabernacle be built to replace the Social Hall. Mayhew Dalley . . . — Map (db m59540) HM
Utah (Iron County), Cedar City — 402 — Chaffin Grist Mill
In 1866 Louis R. Chaffin, at the request of Apostle Erastus Snow, placed a gristmill in Cedar City. His son, Henry, ran it until 1868 when Louis returned from "The Muddy." Adjoining land was purchased in 1875. Excavation by Alva Matheson proved the . . . — Map (db m59538) HM
Utah (Iron County), Cedar City — Cinder Cone - Lava Flows
Cinder Cone The cinder cone developed from a series of continuous mild volcanic explosions piling the debris on the surface surronding a volcanic vent. There are numerous cinder cones on the Cedar City Ranger District, many visible from . . . — Map (db m68762)
Utah (Iron County), Cedar City — Deseret Iron Works
This monument marks the spot where on Sept. 30, 1852 the first iron was manufactured west of the Mississippi River by the Mormon Iron Missionaries sent by Brigham Young. This 5½ ton ore body was obtained from the iron deposits used by . . . — Map (db m1288) HM
Utah (Iron County), Cedar City — Ellen (Nellie) Purcell Unthank
Ellen (Nellie) Purcell was born November 6, 1846 in Tintwhistle, England. At 9 she, with her parents and sister Margaret (Maggie), 14, began the trek from Iowa to Salt Lake Valley in 1856 with the Edward Martin Handcart Company. Early snows . . . — Map (db m59517) HM
Utah (Iron County), Cedar City — Escalante Trail
Father Silvestre Velez de Escalante with Father Dominguez and eight others, first white men to enter the Great Basin, left Santa Fe July 29, 1776 in attempt to reach Monterey. Abandoning attempt, party passed through Cedar Valley October 12 on . . . — Map (db m1440) HM
Utah (Iron County), Cedar City — 418 — First Cedar Encampment
Iron ore having been discovered at Iron Springs, Brigham Young called missionaries to Iron County to make iron. A militia of 35 men was organized in Parowan, Nov. 5, 1851, under Captain Henry Lunt. Part of the company left Nov. 10th in 11 wagons and . . . — Map (db m59546) HM
Utah (Iron County), Cedar City — 222 — Fort Cedar
In November 1851, thirty-five men from Parowan settled Cedar City. A unique temporary encampment, composed of their wagon boxes and sage brush walls, sheltered them through the first winter. In 1853, a fort 100 rods square was built on this site. . . . — Map (db m59515) HM
Utah (Iron County), Cedar City — 309 — Hamilton Fort
In 1852 Peter Shirts located a ranch on Sidon Creek, later known as Shirts Creek. He offered John Hamilton half the water to come and settle there. Hamilton came with his family and Peter Fife. When Walker Indian War broke out they moved to Cedar . . . — Map (db m59513) HM
Utah (Iron County), Cedar City — Heroine of ChinaHelen Foster Snow — 1907 – 1997
Born and raised in Cedar City, Helen Foster Snow was a journalist, traveler, thinker, and activist who was present during the revolutionary period leading up to the establishment of the People's Republic of China and became a heroine to the people . . . — Map (db m59565) HM
Utah (Iron County), Cedar City — Hornet Hill MonumentCaptain Maurice Francis Graham — Pilot, Patriot, Pioneer
The disappearance of a Western Air Services Boeing 95 mail plane during an intense snow storm thrust Cedar City, Utah, into the sharp focus of world attention. It was not because such accidents were uncommon, for air crashes were quite common in . . . — Map (db m74002) HM
Utah (Iron County), Cedar City — Old Brickyards
It is believed that the first fired bricks in Utah were made in Cedar City in connection with the attempt of the Deseret Iron Company to manufacture iron in 1852. The blast furnace was located in the vicinity of 400 North 100 East. Fired brick was . . . — Map (db m1381) HM
Utah (Iron County), Cedar City — S-89 — Pioneer Iron Works Blast FurnaceUtah Historic Site
To satisfy an urgent need for manufactured iron products, a small group of English, Welch, Scotch, Irish and American pioneers answered a call from Brigham Young to become "Iron Missionaries" to settle Iron County and to make iron. They arrived in . . . — Map (db m59545) HM
Utah (Iron County), Cedar City — Pioneer StockmanFrancis Webster — 1830-1906
Born in England, Francis Webster traveled to Utah in 1856 and played an important role in the early development of Cedar City. A leader in the sheep industry, he was among the first to begin shipping sheep and wool to the Chicago markets. An early . . . — Map (db m75620) HM
Utah (Iron County), Cedar City — The Casting of the Lots
On July 29, 1776, Fathers Francisco Atanasio Dominguez and Silvestre Velez de Escalante led an exploration party of ten horsemen from Santa Fe, New Mexico, to establish an overland route to Monterey, California, while spreading the Catholic faith to . . . — Map (db m59514) HM
Utah (Iron County), Cedar City — The Founding of Southern Utah University
There are five plaques across the base of the statue In the annals of American higher education, there is no more dramatic founding of a school than that accorded Southern Utah University, nor a more striking example of the extent of the . . . — Map (db m59516) HM
Utah (Iron County), Cedar City — 446 — The Social Hall
The Cedar City Pioneers had made their homes in the Old Fort and had built an adobe schoolhouse 28 feet by 60 feet when, in May 1855, President Brigham Young advised them to move to higher ground. By 1859, the majority of the people had moved to the . . . — Map (db m59542) HM
Utah (Iron County), Cedar City — Ward HallErected 1897
Site of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints recreation building known as the Ward Hall. Rushed to completion in the fall of 1897 and deeded to the State of Utah so the Branch Normal School of the University of Utah could be legally . . . — Map (db m59543) HM
Utah (Iron County), Enoch — 480 — Enoch Schoolhouse and Tithing Office
Schoolhouse - The second schoolhouse in Enoch was a two-story structure built on this site in 1917-1918. It was a brick building containing two classrooms, two libraries, two bathrooms and a furnace room. Only one room served as a classroom, and . . . — Map (db m59568) HM
Utah (Iron County), Enoch — 461 — Johnson's Fort
During the summer of 1851, a small company of men was exploring this area and discovered the springs on the bench one-fourth mile to the east. Joel H. Johnson was so impressed with the spot, that he sought and received permission from George A. . . . — Map (db m59571) HM
Utah (Iron County), Enoch — Jones Iron Works Park
In 1869, John P. Jones and sons moved from the fort at Johnson Springs and purchased land and springs on the east bench of the community. Jones, who was an iron worker, built a coke oven and blast furnace where scrap iron was melted and molded to . . . — Map (db m59960) HM
Utah (Iron County), Kanarraville — Fort Kanarra
Old Kanarra, as it was called by early inhabitants, was founded in the spring of 1861 by settlers who moved from Fort Harmony. The town was situated on Kanarra Creek about one mile north and east of the present location. Later, a group from . . . — Map (db m59472) HM
Utah (Iron County), Kanarraville — South Rim of the Great Basin
The low ridge at the south end of this valley forms the south rim of the Great Basin, which in prehistoric times was the bed of a vast body of water now referred to as Lake Bonneville. It was so named in honor of Captain Benjamin L. E. Bonneville, . . . — Map (db m1382) HM
Utah (Iron County), Paragonah — Henry W. LuntRoadside Park
This Park is dedicated to the memory of Henry W. Lunt, Jan. 25 1863-Dec. 26, 1926, in recognition of his contribution to the scenic, economic and spiritual development of Southern Utah. Mr. Lunt served as Vice Chairman of the State Road Commission . . . — Map (db m75617) HM
Utah (Iron County), Paragonah — 61 — Paragonah Fort
Paragonah was founded in 1852. Indian trouble caused abandonment a year later until 1855 when the pioneer fort was built. The site was selected and dedicated by President Brigham Young. The fort was 105 feet square with walls 3 feet thick at the . . . — Map (db m59617) HM
Utah (Iron County), Paragonah — Paragonah Town Square
This area, a part of the Great Basin, has evolved from the time of Lake Bonneville. It has known Anasazi Indian civilizations as evidenced by nearby ruins. It has seen the Dominguez-Escalante expedition of 1776 which passed west of this valley. It . . . — Map (db m59620) HM
Utah (Iron County), Paragonah — 475 — The Tithing Lot and Relief Society Hall
Tithing Lot - Pioneer William Robb Jr. built a rock house, consisting of two rooms with a cellar, diagonally across the street from this location. It was later sold to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and became a Tithing Office . . . — Map (db m59622) HM
Utah (Iron County), Parowan — Birthplace of Southern Utah
Welcome to the Birthplace of Southern Utah January 13, 1851 — Map (db m59581) HM
Utah (Iron County), Parowan — 168 — D.U.P. Relic Hall
This building, erected in 1866, served the community of Parowan for 52 years as a religious and cultural center. Later it was given by the L.D.S. Church to the Daughters of Utah Pioneers, who in 1939-40 restored the old edifice and in 1949-50 . . . — Map (db m59614) HM
Utah (Iron County), Parowan — 135 — First School House and Council House in Iron County
"I commenced a grammar school in my wickiup by the light of the fire and only one grammar book." Diary of George A. Smith, February 25, 1851. The first school house, 18 x 24 feet, was built west of the Council House and dedicated December 25, . . . — Map (db m59611) HM
Utah (Iron County), Parowan — Jesse N. Smith Home
Dedicated to the memory of Mary Aikens Smith and her sons Jesse Nathaniel and Silas Sanford and to the memory of All the pioneer settlers who founded Parowan in 1851 Constructed 1856-58 by Jesse N. Smith Restored 1967 by . . . — Map (db m59602) HM
Utah (Iron County), Parowan — Iron-1 — Jesse N. Smith HomeUtah Historic Homes — Century Register
Built by: Jesse N. Smith, 1856-57 Registered by: Jesse N. Smith Family, 2/3/71 Construction notes: Original portion made of adobe brick. — Map (db m59603) HM
Utah (Iron County), Parowan — John C. Freemont Memorial
Seeking a suitable railroad route through the central Rockies, John C. Freemont and Company reached Parowan February 6, 1854. These are Freemont's own words, "We were all so feeble we could barely drag ourselves down the trail, but the Mormons . . . — Map (db m59610) HM
Utah (Iron County), Parowan — Memorial to Horace and Hannah Leavitt Fish
Early Settlers of Parowan. Horace Fish born 6 Jan 1799 Hatley, Stanstead, Quebec, Son of joseph and Sally Spear Fish. Married Hannah Leavitt on 18 July 1825. Hannah Leavitt born 26 Dec 1850 in Johnsbury, Caledonia County, Vermont, daughter of . . . — Map (db m2253) HM
Utah (Iron County), Parowan — 125 — Old Comedy Hall
The Parowan Dramatic Association was organized in 1851 with Edward Dalton president, Jessie V. Smith, Joseph, Jane and Annie Fish, David and Wm. Cluff, Wm. C. McGregor and Ed Ward, members. Plays were produced in Log Council House and Rock Church . . . — Map (db m59615) HM
Utah (Iron County), Parowan — Parley P. Pratt
1807–1857. As a young man, Parley P. Pratt left his farming roots to become a traveling preacher, during which time he was converted and baptized into the Mormon Church. As a faithful saint, Pratt went on a number of Church missions, . . . — Map (db m1424) HM
Utah (Iron County), Parowan — Parowan Cotton Factory
On this site, in 1862 the first Cotton Factory was erected in the west. Designed and operated by William Marsden and owned by Ebenezer Hanks. Here the first ball of Cotton Yarn was made west of the Mississippi River. Girls That Worked in the . . . — Map (db m59601) HM
Utah (Iron County), Parowan — Paulina Eliza Phelps Lyman"Aunt Pliny" — 1856 – 1912
Wife of apostle Amasa Mason Lyman "Aunt Pliny" was Parowan's first doctor and midwife. She was sent by Brigham Young to care for the Parowan pioneers. "Aunt Pliny" was a woman of great faith, one whose testimony and resolve blessed the lives of . . . — Map (db m59579) HM
Utah (Iron County), Parowan — 122 — Pioneer Rock Church
This church built of sandstone brought from Parowan Canyon, started in 1863 and completed about 1876, was the religious center of Parowan Valley. The large amusement hall in the basement was used for school and dances. A stage was erected in the . . . — Map (db m59613) HM
Utah (Iron County), Parowan — 62 — Pioneer Sundial
Parowan was founded January 13, 1851 by settlers from northern communities under the leadership of George A. Smith. Among the early structures were a large liberty pole and a sundial. This marker designates the site of the community sundial . . . — Map (db m59612) HM
Utah (Iron County), Parowan — 121 — Public Works
At Parowan, a pioneer industrial center was settled in 1851. Water for manufacturing and industry was carried by wooden flume from the canyon to the fort. Along this water line industries were established known as the Public Works. Among these were . . . — Map (db m59574) HM
Utah (Iron County), Parowan — Southern Expedition, 1849-1850
In 1849, the Southern Expedition led by Parley P. Pratt, left Salt Lake City with instructions from Mormon President Brigham Young to search for colonization sites and iron ore deposits. Pratt, a Mormon explorer, led 50 men on an extensive . . . — Map (db m1423) HM
Utah (Iron County), Parowan — Southern Utah Expedition of 1849Parley P Pratt
Southern Utah Expedition of 1849 Realizing the limited resources for pioneer settlements in the Salt Lake Valley and surrounding settlements in 1849, and the potential of many more immigrants arriving in the next few years, Brigham Young . . . — Map (db m59582) HM
Utah (Iron County), Parowan — The Spanish Trail
Between 1829 and 1848, traders from Santa Fe used the Spanish Trail which passed through Parowan to transfer dry goods and captured Indian slaves to Los Angles, where they were exchanged for horses. The trail was pioneered between 1776 and 1831 . . . — Map (db m59580) HM
Utah (Iron County), Parowan — William and Julia Lyman HouseUtah Historic Site
Constructed c. 1895, the William and Julia Lyman House is a type known as a central passage, where a central hallway divides the two equally sized main-floor rooms. The Lyman House is one of only a few of this type remaining in Parowan. The central . . . — Map (db m59600) HM
Utah (Iron County), Summit — Sylvanus Cyrus Hulet1826 – 1901
A convert of 1831 Utah Pioneer 1850 Settled in Springville Called to the Dixie Mission 1861 Moved to Summit 1872 Children by Catherine Stoker John Riley - Sarah Ann Barbara Adlinda - Sylvanus Cyrus Sylvester Silas - Cathryn . . . — Map (db m59572) HM
Utah (Juab County), Eureka — N-236-9 — “Old” L.D.S. Church MeetinghouseUtah Historic Site
This building, designed by architect Richard C. Watkins, served as the Eureka L.D.S. Ward Meetinghouse from its construction in 1902 until 1976. It was dedicated in 1903 by Apostle Reed Smoot. The Gothic Revival Style building has been an important . . . — Map (db m75369) HM
Utah (Juab County), Eureka — N-236-4 — B.P.O.E. Block, Elk Lodge #711Eureka Historic District
Constructed in 1909-1910 by the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, Tintic Lodge #711 was designed by architects, Richard C. Watkins and John F. Birch and built by contractor, Martin E. Anderson, a Logan contractor. Cost of the building was . . . — Map (db m75428) HM
Utah (Juab County), Eureka — N-236-2 — Eureka City HallUtah Historic Site
The Eureka City Hall was built in 1899 by the Eureka City government and functioned as the offices for city court, mayor, sheriff, recorder, treasurer, council chamber and city volunteer fire department. John J. Pilgrim, a city official, drew the . . . — Map (db m75426) HM
Utah (Juab County), Eureka — N-236-10 — Eureka Post OfficeEureka Historic District
The Eureka Post Office was constructed in 1922 by the United States Government for the commercial center of the Tintic Mining District. James A. Wetmore served as “Acting Supervisory Architect.” The structure represents the only example . . . — Map (db m75371) HM
Utah (Juab County), Eureka — N-236 — Eureka United Methodist ChurchUtah Historic Site
Constructed in 1891 with funds secured from the local Methodists and the Mission Conference of 1890, this building is important in documenting the religious life of Eureka and Tintic. Methodism began in Tintic when Dr. Thomas C. Iliff visited and . . . — Map (db m75370) HM
Utah (Juab County), Eureka — N-236-3 — Juab County CourthouseUtah Historic Site
The Juab County Courthouse, built in 1891 for $5,000, served as the City Hall until 1899 when Eureka City Hall was built. This courthouse served as a jail for the county and much of the time for the city. It still functions as a County Courthouse . . . — Map (db m75431) HM
Utah (Juab County), Eureka — N-236-6 — McCornick and Company BankEureka Historic District
This building was constructed in 1909 to serve as the new home of McCornick and Company bankers and has continued to the present to serve as a bank. McCornick and Company first came to Eureka in 1898, when they moved their bank, fixtures and all, . . . — Map (db m75430) HM
Utah (Juab County), Eureka — N-236-7 — Old Eureka Post OfficeEureka Historic District
Built circa 1894, this building served as the town post office until 1922, when a new post office building was constructed. In 1926 a merchandising company, known as "Everybody's" occupied the building. It is a good example of the commercial . . . — Map (db m75429) HM
Utah (Juab County), Eureka — N-236-1 — St. Patrick's Catholic ChurchUtah Historic Site
St. Patrick's Catholic Church, built in 1885, remains as one of the oldest Catholic Churches in Utah. Constructed under the direction of Reverend Denis Keily, the building represents both importance of Irish settlement in Tintic, as well as the . . . — Map (db m75432) HM
Utah (Juab County), Eureka — N-236-1 — The Bullion Beck & Champion Mining Company Headframe
This monument has two markers Plaque A: (Side of monument) Bullion Beck and Champion Mining Company Headframe This massive sixty-five foot Montana-type headframe is the only remnant of the Bullion Beck and Champion Mining . . . — Map (db m75433) HM
Utah (Juab County), Eureka — 512 — Tintic Mining District
The discovery of the outcrop of the Sunbeam Lode and the subsequent organization of the Tintic Mining District on December 13, 1869, was the beginning of a mining district which ultimately became world-famous. The name is in honor of the Ute Indian . . . — Map (db m75338) HM
Utah (Juab County), Eureka — Union Pacific Railroad DepotEureka Train Depot
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places By the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m75372) HM
Utah (Juab County), Levan — 407 — Levan
Spring 1867, Church leader Erastus Snow helped select a new site for Chicken Creek Settlement, relocated due to unfavorable living conditions. Brigham Young named it Levan. Snow appointed Wm. Morgan and James Wilson as supervisors. Early in 1868, . . . — Map (db m75457) HM
Utah (Juab County), Levan — Rolling Out Of The Past
In 1902, construction began on a dam to supply much needed irrigation water to a very dry western Millard County. Fifteen exhausting years later, Yuba Dam was completed. The water share holders were assessed $5 per share to pay for building . . . — Map (db m75458) HM
Utah (Juab County), Levan — 387 — The Walker War
In July 1853, a trade of fish for flour between an Indian and Mrs. James Ivie, ended in a skirmish; one Indian died, Chief Walker refused peace offer of ponies, beef, flour and blankets unless Mr. Ivie stood trial by Indians; raids began. Colonel . . . — Map (db m75456) HM
Utah (Juab County), Mammoth — N-236-8 — Mammoth Fire StationUtah Historic Site
This structure, constructed c. 1930, is significant for it's association with the history of firefighting in Mammoth. In August 1912, the Mammoth City Council organized a volunteer firefighting unit, and on August 27, 1912, the first meeting of the . . . — Map (db m75443) HM
Utah (Juab County), Mammoth — Site of the Tintic Hospital(1902 - 1933)
Built as a boarding house in 1893 and converted to a hospital in 1902. The Tintic Hospital served the people of the Tintic mining district until 1933. Originally operated by Drs. Mott, Townsend and Stephens, it was purchased by Dr. Steele . . . — Map (db m75442) HM
Utah (Juab County), Mona — Mona Bicentennial Memorial Park
In memory of our Mona School and the dedicated teachers, board members, custodians, students and citizens who made it great; we have built this monument from sandstone and brick recovered therefrom. The bell hereon, signaled the beginning of school . . . — Map (db m75280) HM
Utah (Juab County), Mona — 29 — Old Pioneer Cemetery
This monument is erected in memory of the pioneers buried here. There are about 20, whose resting place surrounds this monument. The first grave was that of Nancy Maria Biglow Love, who died November 27, and was buried November 28, 1852. . . . — Map (db m75292) HM
Utah (Juab County), Nephi — 434 — Burraston Ponds
Burraston Ponds was the campsite of the Escalante Expedition, 27 September 1776, from Santa Fe to the Utah Basin. Father Escalante mapped this area and named this spring "Ojo de San Pablo" or Eye of Saint Paul. The great Indian chiefs before . . . — Map (db m75277) HM
Utah (Juab County), Nephi — 196 — Early Schools
The first settlers arrived here in 1851. A one room building was erected and used for Church and School in 1852. Candice Smith and George Spencer and wife were teachers. In 1855 a schoolhouse was erected inside the fort and early teachers were: . . . — Map (db m75271) HM
Utah (Juab County), Nephi — 459 — Juab Co. Jail
This building has two markers Daughters of Utah Pioneers Marker Prisoners from Juab county were first held in the basement of the Social Hall that stood on the corner of Center Street and Second East in Nephi. The next jail . . . — Map (db m75270) HM
Utah (Juab County), Nephi — Oscar M. Booth House
Constructed in 1893 by Oscar M. Booth, this house is an excellent example of the Queen Anne architectural style in Utah. Some identifying features of the home include its side-hall plan, asymmetrical massing, long wrap-around porch, and the . . . — Map (db m75268) HM
Utah (Juab County), Nephi — 11 — Salt Creek Canyon Massacre
This monument replaces one previously erected (that crumbled through weather conditions) by Langley A. Bailey, Sr., Jacob Bowers and Henry Knowles in memory of the following pioneers: Jens Jergensen and wife, Jens Terkelsen and Christian E. Kjerulf . . . — Map (db m75247) HM
Utah (Juab County), Nephi — 2 — Salt Creek Fort
Completed in November 1854 by the Pioneers of Salt Creek (Nephi) for protection against Indians. The inclosure was 3 blocks square, from 1st West to 2nd East and from 1st North to 2nd South Streets. Markers have been placed at the corners. The . . . — Map (db m75272) HM
Utah (Juab County), Nephi — 499 — The Old Mill Wheel
In 1859, John Hoile established a flour gristmill at First South between First and Second East. The mill consisted of a small one-story frame building. On June 20, 1870, the mill was bought by John Hague who operated it until he died in 1900. The . . . — Map (db m75269) HM
Utah (Kane County), Glendale — 206 — Glendale
In 1864 John, Joseph and Robert Berry, their families and others settled in Berryville. The church called more families in 1865. The town was abandoned because of Indian depredations in 1886 when Robert, his wife, Isabell, and Joseph Berry were . . . — Map (db m74644) HM
Utah (Kane County), Glendale — Glendale Orientation CenterGrand Staircase-Escalante National Monument
In the late 1800s, travelers who wanted to go to Kanab or Panguitch accompanied the mail carrier. In the early years, they traveled with him on horseback; in later years, they hitched a ride in his two-wheeled mailcart. "No one who . . . — Map (db m40467) HM
Utah (Kane County), Glendale — MillstonesA Precious Commodity
These millstones were used to grind wheat and corn into flour. Glendale oral histories tell us that in 1870 these burrs, as they were called, were brought here from Toquerville, Utah, 100 miles away. Histories written about this area report that . . . — Map (db m40475) HM

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