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

Fort Herriman

 
 
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By Jack Duffy, August 17, 2010
1. Fort Herriman Marker
Inscription. This monument marks the site of Fort Herriman built in 1855 by Thomas Butterfield, Henry Herriman, Samuel Egbert, Robert Petty, and John Stocking, as protection against the Indians.

The Fort was abandoned in 1858, under instructions from Brigham Young upon the approach of Johnston's Army. Some of the settlers returned a few years later and established the Town of Herriman. The Fort was named for Henry Herriman and Butterfield Canyon nearby for Thomas Butterfield, pioneers of this section.
 
Erected 1933 by Utah Pioneer Trails and Landmarks Association, Daughters of Utah Pioneers, West Jordan District B.S.A, Members of West Jordan Stake and former residents. (Marker Number 32.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of Utah Pioneers, and the Utah Pioneer Trails and Landmarks Association marker series.
 
Location. 40° 31.245′ N, 112° 1.973′ W. Marker is in Herriman, Utah, in Salt Lake County. Marker is on North Pioneer Street (6000 W) 0.1 miles south of Un Road, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 12677 North Pioneer Street, 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
Fort Herriman Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jack Duffy, August 17, 2010
2. Fort Herriman Marker
. Pioneer Rock Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Thomas Butterfield (approx. half a mile away); Bingham City Cemetery Veterans Memorial (approx. 4 miles away); Copperton Community Methodist Church (approx. 4.4 miles away); Honoring with Glory (approx. 4.5 miles away); Welby (approx. 5.1 miles away); Early Riverton and the Magnificent Dome Church (approx. 5.2 miles away); Riverton Tithing Yard Hill (approx. 5.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Herriman.
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesSettlements & Settlers
 
Fort Herriman Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jack Duffy, August 17, 2010
3. Fort Herriman Marker
 
 
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