Near Grantsville in Tooele County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Iosepa Settlement Cemetery
Their settlement located ½ mile to the southwest, and named Iosepa (Joseph) after Joseph F. Smith then president of the Church, flourished until 1917 when a Hawaiian temple was constructed. Most of the islanders returned to their homeland.
Many who succumbed to the hardships of the land are buried in this cemetery.
Location. 40° 32.307′ N, 112° 44.862′ W. Marker is near Grantsville, Utah, in Tooele County. Marker can be reached from Utah Route 196 at milepost 23. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dugway UT 84022, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. This Lonely Fire Hydrant (within shouting distance of this marker); Iosepa Historical Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker).
Categories. • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Settlements & Settlers •
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