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Near Magna in Tooele County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Pioneer Black Rock Resort

 
 
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By John Crain, July 10, 2019
1. Pioneer Black Rock Resort Marker
Inscription.  On July 27, 1847, an exploring party of pioneers bathed near historic Black Rock. In 1851, the first recorded Fourth of July celebration was held here; 150 vehicles and 60 horsemen arrived from Salt Lake City. A huge, homemade flag was unfurled. About 1860, a rock home was erected where guests were entertained. In 1880, Alonzo Hyde and David J. Taylor erected 100 bathhouses, a bowery, boardwalk and other amenities. Steamboats sailing the lake were an attraction.

 
Erected 1949 by Daughters of Utah Pioneers. (Marker Number 118.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of Utah Pioneers marker series.
 
Location. This marker has been replaced by another marker nearby. 40° 42.944′ N, 112° 14.364′ W. Marker is near Magna, Utah, in Tooele County. Marker can be reached from Interstate 80 at milepost 101, on the right when traveling west. Marker was located at scenic vista pullout from the I-80 westbound lanes approx. one mile after Exit 102 (State Route 201) and two miles before Exit
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By Duane Hall, July 6, 2013
2. Pioneer Black Rock Resort Marker (Missing)
99 (State Route 36). Marker could only be accessed from the westbound lanes of the freeway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Magna UT 84044, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Garfield & Lake Point Resorts (here, next to this marker); Pleasant Green Ward (approx. 7.4 miles away); Early Magna Settlements (approx. 8.1 miles away); Relief Society Granary (approx. 8.1 miles away); Honoring with Glory (approx. 12.9 miles away); Copperton Community Methodist Church (approx. 13 miles away); Bingham City Cemetery Veterans Memorial (approx. 13.3 miles away); Stamp Mill Foundation (approx. 13.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Magna.
 
Categories. EntertainmentParks & Recreational Areas
 
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By Andrew Johnson, March 30, 2019
3. Pioneer Black Rock Resort Marker
The marker stands in front of the Great Salt Lake and Stansbury Island.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on July 11, 2019. This page originally submitted on August 12, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 401 times since then and 28 times this year. Last updated on July 7, 2019, by Andrew Johnson of Salt Lake City, Utah. Photos:   1. submitted on July 11, 2019, by John Crain of Vero Beach, Florida.   2. submitted on August 12, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.   3. submitted on July 7, 2019, by Andrew Johnson of Salt Lake City, Utah. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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