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Near Winslow in Navajo County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Brigham City Cemetery

 
 
Brigham City Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, September 20, 2010
1. Brigham City Cemetery Marker
Inscription. March 24, 1876, Mormon colonization in Arizona began here with the establishment of Ballanger's Camp, later Brigham City, by Lot Smith, Jesse O. Ballanger, George Lake, William C. Allen and others sent from Utah by Brigham Young. They also established Sunset, Allen's Camp, later Joseph City and Obed, all on the Little Colorado River. Dams made of brush and rocks were frequently washed out by floods causing the people to leave. About 40 pioneers are buried here.
 
Erected 1934 by Winslow LDS Ward and Utah Pioneer Trails and Landmarks Association. (Marker Number 46.)
 
Location. Marker has been confirmed missing. It was likely located near 35° 3.179′ N, 110° 42.337′ W. Marker was near Winslow, Arizona, in Navajo County. Marker could be reached from North Park Drive. Click for map. Marker base is located 0.9 miles north of I-40 exit 253 and 0.43 miles west of North Park Drive. Marker was in this post office area: Winslow AZ 86047, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 4 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Brigham City (approx. 1.5 miles away); Standin' on the Corner Park (approx. 2.1 miles away); La Posada Hotel
Brigham City Cemetery Marker Base image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, September 20, 2010
2. Brigham City Cemetery Marker Base
(approx. 2.3 miles away); The Winslow Bridge (approx. 3 miles away); Sunset Crossing (approx. 3 miles away); Remembrance Garden (approx. 3.1 miles away).
 
More about this marker. The marker was removed, because of vandalism, and is in the possession of the Brigham City Restoration Project.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesSettlements & Settlers
 
Brigham City Cemetery Marker Base image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, September 20, 2010
3. Brigham City Cemetery Marker Base
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 873 times since then and 33 times this year. Last updated on , by Bob Folkman of Brigham City, Utah. 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 August 22, 2016.
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