|Utah (Millard County), Delta — “All Gave Some - Some Gave All”|
|442nd Regimental Combat Team, 100th Infantry Battalion, Military Intelligence Service (MIS)
Formed during World War II, these three US Military units were comprised of Japanese-American young men from the US mainland, Hawaii and from ten internment camps such as Topaz. Despite heated racial attitudes, many young men volunteered to show their loyalty to their country. Their valor and fighting spirit became known throughout the US military. The rescue of the Lost Battalion in France . . . — Map (db m1332) HM|
|Utah (Millard County), Delta — 218 — Escalante Trail|
|Father Escalante camped here October 2, 1776. His exploring party of ten men headed by Father Francisco Dominguez and map-maker Pacheco preached to the Indians and charted a northern route between Santa Fe, New Mexico and Monterey, California. They named this valley “Valle Salado” (Valley of Salt). They traveled west near Clear Lake then east to a hillock, (Pahvant Butte). Here they found marshes and much pasturage, but salt water.
— Map (db m1439) HM|
|Utah (Millard County), Delta — Topaz 1942–1946 — Central Utah WRA Relocation Center|
|Fifteen miles west at Abraham is the location of the bleak desert site of a concentration camp, one of ten in Western America, in which 110,000 persons of Japanese ancestry were interned against their will during World War II. They were the victims of wartime hysteria, racial animosity, and economic opportunism on the West Coast. Confined behind barbed wire fence and guarded by armed sentries and held for no justifiable reason, the internees, two-thirds of whom were American citizens, and the . . . — Map (db m1438) HM|
|Utah (Millard County), Delta — Topaz Internment Camp|
|Over 120,000 Japanese-American, two thirds of whom are U.S. citizens, are uprooted from their west coast homes and incarcerated by their own government. It is 1942, wartime hysteria is at a peak. They are imprisoned in ten inland concentration camps where they remain behind barbed wire, under suspicion and armed guards for up to 3½ years. Topaz is one of the ten camps.
Without hearings or trials, this act of injustice is based solely on the color of their skin and the country of their . . . — Map (db m1270) HM|
|Utah (Millard County), Fillmore — 190 — Little Rock Schoolhouse|
|Fillmore was settled in 1851. Before the close of the first year the Pioneers had erected a log school room inside the fort. It had split logs for seats, a dirt roof and floor. In 1854 an adobe church was built which also served as school. In 1867 three small school buildings were erected. This is one of them. It was the first building financed by the taxpayers. Contractors, Dellie Webb & Ova Peterson, Builders: Horace & James Owens, Nat Baldwin, Lewis Tarbuck, John Ashman, James & Ralph Rowley, Hans & Christian Hanson, & John Powell. — Map (db m50076) HM|
|Utah (Millard County), Fillmore — 7 — Utah’s First Capitol|
|Creating Fillmore City and Millard County the Territorial Legislature of Utah selected Pahvant Valley, as Capitol site October 29, 1851. This spot was selected by Governor Brigham Young. Construction work began in 1852. Truman O. Angell, architect and Anson Call, supervisor. This south wing was used by the fifth Territorial Legislature October 10, 1855. In 1856 the seat of Government was moved to Salt Lake City. Later used as Court House and County Headquarters. Restored in 1928 and dedicated as State Museum July 24, 1930. — Map (db m1277) HM|
|Utah (Millard County), Leamington — Morrison Charcoal Ovens 1882|
|These charcoal ovens are evidence of a historic man using natural resources. Reminders, which once upon a time, formed the basis of a man’s industrial enterprise. In 1882 that man, George Morrison, hired Nicholas Paul to build four charcoal ovens. Records indicate he was aided by Ole Hans Jacobson and Herman Lundahl. Records also indicate that Christian Overson at one time was in charge of operations.
Wood in mountain canyons to the East was cut into four foot logs, put on mules and horses . . . — Map (db m34859) HM|
|Utah (Millard County), Meadow — Taysom Cabin|
|Charles Taysom built this cabin at this location in 1866. •
Restored by the descendants of Charles & Mariah Taysom. •
Dedicated in memory of their pioneer sacrifices and endurance, 2002. — Map (db m1287) HM|