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

Uinta Springs Settlement

 
 
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By Bill Kirchner, June 15, 2014
1. Uinta Springs Settlement Marker
Inscription. This location, later called Fountain Green, was a favorite camping place for travelers. Sept. 30, 1853, James Nelson, Wm. Luke, Wm. Reed and Thos. Clark, while camping here with their ox teams, were killed by Indians. Under direction of Brigham Young in July, 1859, George W. Johnson, his son, Amos, and a group of pioneers established a settlement. Big Spring, one mile west, supplies this city with water and power and the major part of the electricity for Moroni, Wales and Levan.
 
Erected 1951 by Uinta Springs Camp, Daughters of Utah Pioneers. (Marker Number 172.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of Utah Pioneers marker series.
 
Location. 39° 37.697′ N, 111° 38.419′ W. Marker is in Fountain Green, Utah, in Sanpete County. Marker is at the intersection of West Center Street and 300 West Street, on the left when traveling west on West Center Street. Click for map. Marker is on the southwest corner. Marker is in this post office area: Fountain Green UT 84632, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fountain Green (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lewis Lund (approx. 0.3 miles away); Salt Creek Canyon Massacre
Uinta Springs Settlement Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 15, 2014
2. Uinta Springs Settlement Marker
(approx. 6.3 miles away); ZCMI Building (approx. 7.7 miles away); Moroni Fort and Bastion (approx. 7.8 miles away); Fairview Pioneer Cemetery (approx. 10 miles away); Settlement of Fairview (approx. 10.7 miles away but has been reported missing); Mill Stones (approx. 10.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Fountain Green.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Uinta Springs Settlement Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 15, 2014
3. Uinta Springs Settlement Marker
 
 
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