Fillmore in Millard County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Little Rock Schoolhouse
Erected 1953 by Daughters of Utah Pioneers. (Marker Number 190.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of Utah Pioneers marker series.
Location. 38° 58.022′ N, 112° 19.572′ W. Marker is in Fillmore, Utah, in Millard County. Marker is at the intersection of 100 West and 100 South, on the left when traveling south on 100 West. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fillmore UT 84631, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Land of the Yuta (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Utah’s First Capitol (about 400 feet away); Fillmore Pioneer Fort Edward Partridge, Jr. House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Capitol (approx. 0.8 miles away); Dominguez - Escalante Trail (approx. 0.9 miles away); Fillmore's Adobe Church (approx. 0.9 miles away); Chief Walkara (approx. 6.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Fillmore.
1. Fillmore - Named for A President
Fillmore is located in central Utah. It is 148 miles south of Salt Lake City and 162 miles north of St. George, and considered the "last frontier" for growth in the state of Utah. The community was named by an act of the Utah Territorial Legislature signed by Brigham Young in 1851, honoring President Millard Fillmore. For a time, Fillmore was the territorial capital of Utah. The original Statehouse building stands today as the oldest existing governmental building in the state and is maintained by the State of Utah as a historic site and museum.
— Submitted December 1, 2011, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.
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