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Near Coalville in Summit County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Wanship Station
 
Wanship Station Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Duane Hall, July 6, 2013
1. Wanship Station Marker
 
Inscription. In 1861, Aaron Daniels built a stage coach station here to change horses and as an overnight stop for the Overland coach from the east to Salt Lake City. Gilmer and Salsbury operated the line until 1870. In 1869, Kimball Brothers, stage between Echo and S.L.C. also used the station. In 1870, it became the Moorehouse family home; and in 1877, the Andrew Peterson family made it into a rooming and boarding house. Later, it served as a grainary and in 1912, it was torn down.
 
Erected 1951 by Daughters of Utah Pioneers. (Marker Number 165.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of Utah Pioneers marker series.
 
Location. 40° 49.053′ N, 111° 24.098′ W. Marker is near Coalville, Utah, in Summit County. Marker is on Hoytsville Road 0.3 miles north of Old Lincoln Highway, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Coalville UT 84017, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Fort and Hoyt Grist Mill (approx. 4.1 miles away); Old Rock School House (approx. 6.7 miles away); The Founding of Coalville City (approx. 6.9 miles away); The Road to Zion (approx. 11.9 miles away); Echo Canyon (approx. 11.9 miles away).
 
Wanship Station Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Duane Hall, July 6, 2013
2. Wanship Station Marker
 
 
Wanship Station Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Duane Hall, July 6, 2013
3. Wanship Station Marker
View to north along Hoytsville Road
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on August 13, 2013, by Duane Hall of Goshen, Indiana. This page has been viewed 95 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 13, 2013, by Duane Hall of Goshen, Indiana.
 
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