Near Sevier in Sevier County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)
This pioneer cabin is typical of those built by Utah settlers in the mid-nineteenth century. It is not known who originally built this cabin, but Bernard Barnson, his wife Hannah, and several of their children lived in the two-room structure from 1903 to 1953 in Junction, Utah.
In 1996, the descendants of Bernard and Hannah Barnson donated this cabin to Fremont Indian State Park.
Erected by Fremont Indian State Park.
Location. 38° 34.773′ N, 112° 19.472′ W. Marker is near Sevier, Utah, in Sevier County. Marker is on Utah Route 4 at milepost 10, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sevier UT 84766, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Town of Joseph and Pioneer Log Cabin (approx. 6.7 miles away); Marysvale Fort Alma (later Monroe) 1864-1867 (approx. 11.5 miles away); Camp Alma Relic Hall (approx. 11.6 miles away); Elsinore (approx. 12.1 miles away).
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