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

Relief Society Granary

 
 
Relief Society Granary Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bryan R. Bauer, August 26, 2010
1. Relief Society Granary Marker
Inscription. In 1876 President Brigham Young called the women of the Relief Society to gather and store wheat to be used in times of need. Pleasant Green Relief Society was organized in 1879, Charlotte Hirst, President. June 24, 1885, a rock granary built on land given by Joseph Dearden was dedicated. Most materials and labor were donated. Later it became the property of the American Smelting and Refining Co. Presented to the Daughters of Utah Pioneers, 1854. Destroyed by road construction, 1964. Monument replica of Granary and built of original materials.
 
Erected 1966 by Daughters of Utah Pioneers - Oquirrh Camp. (Marker Number 319.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of Utah Pioneers marker series.
 
Location. 40° 40.997′ N, 112° 5.482′ W. Marker is in Magna, Utah, in Salt Lake County. Marker is at the intersection of 8400 West (State Highway 111) and 4100 South, on the left when traveling south on 8400 West. Click for map. Marker is adjacent to the Early Magna Settlements marker. It is about 125 feet off of the road and just north of 4100 West. The pulloff for the marker is also the beginning of the runaway truck lane so make sure that you are completely off the road when
Early Magna Settlements and Relief Society Granary Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bryan R. Bauer, August 26, 2010
2. Early Magna Settlements and Relief Society Granary Marker
The Settlements monument is on the left and the Granary monument on the right.
you stop. Marker is in this post office area: Magna UT 84044, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Early Magna Settlements (here, next to this marker); Pleasant Green Ward (approx. 2 miles away); Hunter (approx. 3.1 miles away); English Fort (approx. 8.1 miles away); Garfield & Lake Point Resorts (approx. 8.1 miles away); Pioneer Black Rock Resort (approx. 8.1 miles away but has been reported missing); Bingham City Cemetery Veterans Memorial (approx. 8.1 miles away); Honoring with Glory (approx. 8.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Magna.
 
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Relief Society Granary Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bryan R. Bauer, August 26, 2010
3. Relief Society Granary Monument
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bryan R. Bauer of Kearns, Ut 84118. This page has been viewed 749 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bryan R. Bauer of Kearns, Ut 84118. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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