Hurricane in Washington County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Birth of Hurricane
“Five or six wagon loads of people came from the little towns nearby, the crowd was solemn but happy.”
The let out a big shout as the water gushed down the hill. Names for the new city-to-be were discussed and voted upon.
We thank God for these pioneers of our valley.
Erected 1987 by Sons of Utah Pioneers. (Marker Number 15.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Sons of Utah Pioneers series list.
Location. 37° 10.772′ N, 113° 16.959′ W. Marker is in Hurricane, Utah, in Washington County. Marker is on 200 North, in the median. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 284 E 200 North, Hurricane UT 84737, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker The Historic Hurricane Canal (a few steps from this marker); Pioneer Bowery (a few steps from this marker); Convict Camp and Wagon Road (a few steps from this marker); The Historic Dixie-Long Valley, Utah Pioneer Trail (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named The Historic Hurricane Canal (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hurricane.
Credits. This page was last revised on September 24, 2019. It was originally submitted on June 25, 2007, by Dawn Bowen of Fredericksburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,456 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 25, 2007, by Dawn Bowen of Fredericksburg, Virginia. 3. submitted on June 20, 2014, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.