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Sterling in Sanpete County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Sterling

 
 
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By Bill Kirchner, June 14, 2014
1. Sterling Marker
Inscription. First Walker War casualty, Peter Ludvigson, was killed by Indians in 1865, three miles south of Sterling. Wm. D. and Daniel B. Funk located on Six-Mile Creek in 1872; dug irrigation ditches for farming. Families came later. A Manti branch of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was organized in 1874. Wm. B. Petty, president. Dixon & Bunts operated first store. Samuel T. Kenner, M.D. was first school teacher. Jane Snow, Catherine Edwards, Fanny Kenner were midwives.
 
Erected 1978 by Camp Arropeen, Daughters of Utah Pioneers. (Marker Number 403.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of Utah Pioneers marker series.
 
Location. 39° 11.598′ N, 111° 41.558′ W. Marker is in Sterling, Utah, in Sanpete County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Center Street, on the left when traveling north on Main Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sterling UT 84665, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Funk's Lake (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Pettyville Pioneers (approx. 0.4 miles away); L.R. & Clara Anderson House
Sterling Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 14, 2014
2. Sterling Marker
(approx. 5.3 miles away); The First Presbyterian Church of Manti (approx. 5.7 miles away); Big Fort (approx. 5.8 miles away); Manti Carnegie Library (approx. 5.8 miles away); Cox-Shoemaker-Parry House (approx. 5.8 miles away); Manti City Hall (approx. 6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Sterling.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Sterling Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 14, 2014
3. Sterling Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 232 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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