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Koosharem in Sevier County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Settlers of Grass Valley

Noble Mormon Pioneers

 
 
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Photographed By Bill Kirchner, September 29, 2018
1. Settlers of Grass Valley Marker
Inscription.  Near this spot in 1875, the first house in Grass Valley was erected. The garage to the west is constructed of those very logs. F.P. Peterson managed the first store & post office on this lot. In that house the mother of Grass Valley, Ingar Kjarstena Peterson, reared her family. Her youngest daughter, Ethel, was born here, and met and married David Alma Brown in 1904. They lived on a ranch 5 miles south of here in Greenwich, near the Indian camp. Eleven children, Grant, Georgia, Royal, Ruby, Blanche, Crystal, Byrl, Hazel, Hugh, Reed and Shirley, were raised there. In 1947 they retired from the ranch and spent their remaining years in this home. Alma died in 1958 and Ethel in 1962, leaving behind a heritage of love, memories, and devotion unexcelled in the world. To them this monument and park is dedicated.
 
Erected 1963 by Boy Scout Troops 440 and 619 - and the Koosharem D.U.P.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1875.
 
Location. 38° 30.713′ N, 111° 52.788′ W. Marker is in Koosharem
Settlers of Grass Valley Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, September 29, 2018
2. Settlers of Grass Valley Marker
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, Utah, in Sevier County. Marker is at the intersection of East 100 North and North 100 East, on the left when traveling east on East 100 North. Marker is on the northwest corner. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Koosharem UT 84744, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 17 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Koosharem Amusement Hall (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Indian Peace Treaty (approx. 4.7 miles away); The Fish Lake Cut-off on the Old Spanish Trail (approx. 7½ miles away); Peace Treaty with Fish Lake Indians (approx. 7.9 miles away); Settlement of Annabella (approx. 16.7 miles away).
 
Settlers of Grass Valley Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, September 29, 2018
3. Settlers of Grass Valley Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 22, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 22, 2019, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 117 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 22, 2019, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.

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May. 25, 2022