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Near Coalville in Summit County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Old Fort and Hoyt Grist Mill

 
 
Old Fort and Hoyt Grist Mill Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Duane Hall, July 6, 2013
1. Old Fort and Hoyt Grist Mill Marker
Inscription. This monument is near the site of the old fort, 300 ft. so. west of here. It was on old Emigrant Trail. Route also used by Overland Stage and part of Johnston's Army going east in 1861, to participate in the Civil War. The fort was built during the Black Hawk War in 1866, on advice of Pres. Brigham Young to Bishop Winters. 25 families moved their log cabins there. Centrally located it provided protection for families, livestock and grist mill. The mill was the first in this county, built in 1862 by Samuel P. Hoyt.
 
Erected 1938 by Daughters of Utah Pioneers. (Marker Number 37.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of Utah Pioneers marker series.
 
Location. 40° 52.447′ N, 111° 22.818′ W. Marker is near Coalville, Utah, in Summit County. Marker is at the intersection of S. Hoytsville Road and E 1100 S Road, on the right when traveling north on S. Hoytsville Road. Click for map. Marker is located at the local Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1095 S. Hoytsville Road, Coalville UT 84017, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Rock School House
Old Fort and Hoyt Grist Mill Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Duane Hall, July 6, 2013
2. Old Fort and Hoyt Grist Mill Marker
(approx. 2.9 miles away); The Founding of Coalville City (approx. 3.1 miles away); Wanship Station (approx. 4.1 miles away); The Road to Zion (approx. 8.1 miles away); Echo Canyon (approx. 8.1 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  The Black Hawk War of Utah. From the State of Utah website. (Submitted on August 13, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.) 
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesIndustry & Commerce
 
Old Fort and Hoyt Grist Mill Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Duane Hall
3. Old Fort and Hoyt Grist Mill Marker
Next to parking lot of local Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
View to southwest towards site of old fort Photo, Click for full size
By Duane Hall, July 6, 2013
4. View to southwest towards site of old fort
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 261 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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