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

Niels H. Borresen House

Spring City Historic District

 
 
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By Bill Kirchner, June 14, 2014
1. Niels H. Borresen House Marker
Inscription. The Niels H. Borresen House, one of the oldest stone houses in Spring City, was constructed about 1864. The stone walls of this hall-parlor house are two feet thick. Born in Denmark, Niels converted to the LDS church in in his native country in 1853, and he and his first wife Johanna left for Utah later that year. They settled in Spanish Fork and later became early settlers of Mount Pleasant. Borresen was a miller and horticulturalist by trade. He served in the Mormon Militia and was a veteran of the Blackhawk War. A polygamist with three wives, he served two terms for cohabitation in the Utah Territorial Penitentiary.
 
Erected 2001 by Division of State History.
 
Location. 39° 28.529′ N, 111° 29.744′ W. Marker is in Spring City, Utah, in Sanpete County. Marker is at the intersection of South Main Street and East 200 South, on the right when traveling north on South Main Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 197 South Main Street, Spring City UT 84662, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Spring Town (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mary Ann Allred House (about 600 feet away); Rasmus Justesen House
Niels H. Borresen House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 14, 2014
2. Niels H. Borresen House Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); William Ford House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Spring City Confectionery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lyceum Theater (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Firehouse (approx. mile away); Sandstrom's Pool and Dance Hall (approx. mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Spring City.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Niels H. Borresen House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 14, 2014
3. Niels H. Borresen House
 
 
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