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Lyman in Wayne County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Fremont Park

 
 
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By Bill Kirchner, September 29, 2018
1. Fremont Park Marker
Inscription.  In 1853, Lt. Colonel John C. Fremont mapped a new trail and made daily astronomical observations from Green River to Parowan, Utah. In his party of 22 were: S.N. Carvalho, artist and daguerreotypist, Mr. Von Egloffstein, topographer with assistants Mr. Strobel & Oliver Fuller. Fighting bitter cold, deep snow, lack of food & death of animals, they came to a river, named Fremont by Maj. Powell in 1869, then continued up the valley and over a mountain pass to Parowan, Feb. 1854.
 
Erected 1976 by Daughters of Utah Pioneers. (Marker Number 393.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ExplorationSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of Utah Pioneers series list.
 
Location. 38° 27.445′ N, 111° 37.283′ W. Marker is in Lyman, Utah, in Wayne County. Marker is on West Center Street east of South 300 West Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lyman UT 84749, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The First Sawmill (within shouting distance
Fremont Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, September 29, 2018
2. Fremont Park Marker
of this marker); First Public Building (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Allred Point (approx. 1.8 miles away); "Tragedy in the Desert" (approx. 4 miles away); Loa, Utah (approx. 4 miles away); First Wayne Stake Tithing Office (approx. 4 miles away); Loa Tithing Office (approx. 4 miles away); The First Grave (approx. 5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lyman.
 
Fremont Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, September 29, 2018
3. Fremont Park Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 19, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 19, 2019, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 40 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 19, 2019, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.
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