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Parowan in Iron County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Public Works

 
 
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By Bill Kirchner, August 29, 2012
1. Public Works Marker
Inscription. 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 cabinet shop, tannery, gun and machine shop, blacksmith shop, wooden tub and bucket factory, pottery factory, saddle and harness shop and shoe shop. Located inside the fort was a grist burr mill. Monument erected on grist mill site.
 
Erected 1948 by Iron County Company – Daughters of Utah Pioneers. (Marker Number 121.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of Utah Pioneers marker series.
 
Location. 37° 50.342′ N, 112° 49.538′ W. Marker is in Parowan, Utah, in Iron County. Marker is at the intersection of East 200 South and North 100 East, on the left when traveling east on East 200 South. Click for map. Marker is on the northwest corner. Marker is in this post office area: Parowan UT 84761, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. William and Julia Lyman House (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); First School House and Council House in Iron County
Public Works Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, August 29, 2012
2. Public Works Marker
(about 700 feet away); John C. Freemont Memorial (about 700 feet away); Pioneer Sundial (about 800 feet away); Jesse N. Smith Home (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Jesse N. Smith Home (approx. 0.2 miles away); Pioneer Rock Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Birthplace of Southern Utah (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Parowan.
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers
 
Public Works Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, August 29, 2012
3. Public Works Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 282 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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