Bluff in San Juan County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Amasa Barton's Blacksmith Shop
Southwest corner of the Fort
In addition to being a blacksmith, Amasa was the county's first sheriff. In 1882 Amasa was appointed as the county's prosecuting attorney. In 1887, while operating a trading post at the Rincon, 12 miles west of here, Amasa was killed in a conflict that arose over a bartering transaction.
Location. 37° 16.996′ N, 109° 33.198′ W. Marker is in Bluff, Utah, in San Juan County. Click for map. Marker is on the grounds of the Bluff Fort Historic Site. Marker is at or near this postal address: 550 East Black Locust Avenue, Bluff UT 84512, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Barton's Well (within shouting distance of this marker); Parley R. & Ency Camilla (Bayles) Butt (within shouting distance of this marker); Kumen Jones Home (within shouting distance of this marker); Josephine Catherine Chatterley Wood (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Co-op Store (about 300 feet away); Jens House (about 700 feet away); The San Juan Mission (approx. 0.4 miles away); Hobbs Wash (approx. 6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Bluff.
Categories. • Forts, Castles • Settlements & Settlers •
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