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

Ephraim Settlement

 
 
Ephraim Settlement Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 14, 2014
1. Ephraim Settlement Marker
Inscription. In 1852 Isaac Behunin and family came to Pine Creek. By 1854 seventy-seven families had arrived. Branch L.D.S. Church organized, Rueben W. Allred was presiding elder. Reddick N. Allred captain of militia. Ft. Ephraim incorporated as a city 1868, George Taylor Sr., Mayor. Agnes Armstrong, schoolteacher. Pupils used soft yellow rock for pencils. After Indian raids ended, each man was alloted 20 acres of land outside fort. Home, built near this spot, had the above engraved rock over the door.
 
Erected 1973 by Fort Ephraim Camp, Daughters of Utah Pioneers. (Marker Number 384.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of Utah Pioneers marker series.
 
Location. 39° 21.688′ N, 111° 34.768′ W. Marker is in Ephraim, Utah, in Sanpete County. Marker is at the intersection of East 100 North and North 300 East, on the right when traveling east on East 100 North. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ephraim UT 84627, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Snow Academy Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fort Ephraim (approx. mile away); The Old Fort (approx. 0.4 miles away);
Ephraim Settlement Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 14, 2014
2. Ephraim Settlement Marker
Ephraim Relief Society Granary (approx. 0.4 miles away); Ephraim Co-op Building (approx. 0.4 miles away); Canute Peterson House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Ephraim Carnegie Library (approx. half a mile away); Indian Massacre (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Ephraim.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 210 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. 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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