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Herriman in Salt Lake County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Pioneer Rock Church

 
 
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By Jack Duffy, August 17, 2010
1. Pioneer Rock Church Marker
Inscription. Herriman was settled in 1851 by the families of Henry Herriman, Thomas Butterfield, and John Stocking. In 1853, Brigham Young called twenty families to strengthen the settlement. Henry Herriman was chosen the first presiding Elder of the L.D.S Church and meetings were held in a log structure inside the Fort. On this site in 1879, a rock building, 40' x 60', with walls 18" thick was constructed, under the direction of Ensign I. Stocking, from a rock chiseled by hand, and lumber brought from Butterfield Canyon. A large potbellied stove furnished the heat while kerosene lamps provided light. A wood carved pulpit with red velvet covered top, was placed in the center of the platform.
 
Erected 1963 by Daughtors of Utah Pioneers, Camp Herriman, South Salt Lake County. (Marker Number 282.)
 
Location. 40° 30.898′ N, 112° 1.994′ W. Marker is in Herriman, Utah, in Salt Lake County. Marker is on Pioneer Road (6000 West) 0.1 miles north of Main Street (W 13100 S), on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 13071 Pioneer Road (6000 West), Herriman UT 84096, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Thomas Butterfield (approx.
Pioneer Rock Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jack Duffy, August 17, 2010
2. Pioneer Rock Church Marker
mile away); Fort Herriman (approx. 0.4 miles away); Bingham City Cemetery Veterans Memorial (approx. 4.3 miles away); Copperton Community Methodist Church (approx. 4.7 miles away); Honoring with Glory (approx. 4.8 miles away); Early Riverton and the Magnificent Dome Church (approx. 5.3 miles away); Riverton Tithing Yard Hill (approx. 5.3 miles away); Welby (approx. 5.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Herriman.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Settlements & Settlers
 
Pioneer Rock Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jack Duffy, August 17, 2010
3. Pioneer Rock Church Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Jack Duffy of West Jordan, Utah. This page has been viewed 1,042 times since then and 39 times this year. Last updated on , by Bryan R. Bauer of Kearns, Ut 84118. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Jack Duffy of West Jordan, Utah. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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