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Kanab in Kane County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

John Ford

Utah's Little Hollywood

 

—Kanab Utah “Walk of Fame” —

 
John Ford Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 14, 2010
1. John Ford Marker
Inscription.
This photo of John Wayne (left) and Director John Ford was taken in 1950 when they were filming “Rio Grande”, near Moab, Utah. Ten years earlier Ford and his co-stars Henry Fonda and Claudette Colbert made “Drums Along The Mohawk”, on Cedar Mountain just north of Kanab for 20th Century Fox Studios. John Ford is the most honored director in film history with a record 5 Academy Awards on his mantle.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kanab, Utah "Walk of Fame" marker series.
 
Location. 37° 3.183′ N, 112° 32.111′ W. Marker is in Kanab, Utah, in Kane County. Marker is on North 300 West (U.S. 89) near West 300 North, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in front of the W.J.F. McAllister House (historic home). Marker is at or near this postal address: 295 North 300 West, Kanab UT 84741, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Audie Murphy (a few steps from this marker); Ben Cooper (within shouting distance of this marker); Dean Smith (within shouting distance of this marker); James Garner (within shouting distance of this marker); Clint Eastwood
John Ford Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 14, 2010
2. John Ford Marker
Looking northeast.
(within shouting distance of this marker); Roydon Clark (within shouting distance of this marker); Neil Summers (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); George "Gabby" Hayes (about 300 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Kanab.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
 
Also see . . .
1. John Ford. (Submitted on March 27, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. John Ford. (Submitted on March 27, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Western Legends Roundup. (Submitted on March 29, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. John Ford and John Wayne/Pappy and the Duke. (Submitted on March 23, 2014, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Entertainment
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 637 times since then and 7 times this year. Last updated on , by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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