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

Parowan Cotton Factory

 
 
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By Bill Kirchner, August 29, 2012
1. Parowan Cotton Factory Marker
Inscription. On this site, in 1862 the first Cotton Factory was erected in the west. Designed and operated by William Marsden and owned by Ebenezer Hanks. Here the first ball of Cotton Yarn was made west of the Mississippi River.

Girls That Worked in the Cotton Factory
Caroline Newman (Mitchell) Laura Marsden (Benson) Maria Coombs (Taylor) Caroline Mortenson (Durham) Ellen Newman Elizabeth Lewis (Fish) Mary Mortenson (Wardell) Amanda Dalton (Mortenson) Annie Lewis (Whitney) Ellen Hobbs Christiann Scogard Lizzie Hobbs Hanna Taylor (Mickelman) Lizzie Grimshaw (Benson)
 
Erected by Little Salt Lake Chapter, S.U.P.
 
Location. 37° 50.35′ N, 112° 49.806′ W. Marker is in Parowan, Utah, in Iron County. Marker is at the intersection of South 100 West and West 200 South, on the left when traveling north on South 100 West. 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. Jesse N. Smith Home (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Jesse N. Smith Home (about 600 feet away); John C. Freemont Memorial
Parowan Cotton Factory Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, August 29, 2012
2. Parowan Cotton Factory Marker
(about 800 feet away); William and Julia Lyman House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Pioneer Sundial (approx. 0.2 miles away); D.U.P. Relic Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); First School House and Council House in Iron County (approx. 0.2 miles away); Pioneer Rock Church (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Parowan.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
Parowan Cotton Factory Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, August 29, 2012
3. Parowan Cotton Factory Marker
 
 
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