Manti in Sanpete County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)
—by Mormon Pioneers —
Location: 9 blocks in center of city
Construction: Rock, adobe, and
mud-filled wood frame
Walls: 12' high, 3' wide at base,
2' wide at top
Protection of settlers livestock
From Indian menace
Walker Indian War 1853-54
Jezerael Shoemaker, Mayor
In 1866 the Tabernacle Fort was constructed around this block.
Location. 39° 15.899′ N, 111° 38.233′ W. Marker is in Manti, Utah, in Sanpete County. Marker is on South Main Street south of Union Street, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is on the lawn of the Manti Carnegie Library. Marker is in this post office area: Manti UT 84642, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Manti Carnegie Library (a few steps from this marker); Cox-Shoemaker-Parry House (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); The First Presbyterian Church of Manti (about 800 feet away); Manti City Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Log Fort (approx. 0.2 miles away); John Patten House Pioneer Memorial Cabin (approx. 0.4 miles away); L.R. & Clara Anderson House (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Manti.
Categories. • Forts, Castles •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 182 times since then and 5 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.