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

First Wayne Stake Tithing Office

 
 
First Wayne Stake Tithing Office Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, September 29, 2018
1. First Wayne Stake Tithing Office Marker
Inscription.  Built in 1897, at a cost of $1,000, by Peter Christensen who fired the brick in a kiln between Lyman and Horsevalley Ranch. Benjamin F. Brown carved the wood decorations. Used only as a tithing office as long as offerings were paid in produce. It then became the Wayne Stake Presidential office. Now owned by Daughters of Utah Pioneers. Where pioneer relics are displayed and meetings held.
 
Erected 1976 by Daughters of Utah Pioneers. (Marker Number 396.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of Utah Pioneers series list.
 
Location. 38° 24.114′ N, 111° 38.681′ W. Marker is in Loa, Utah, in Wayne County. Marker is at the intersection of South 100 West and West Center Street, on the right when traveling north on South 100 West. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Loa UT 84747, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Loa Tithing Office (here, next to this marker); Loa, Utah (a few steps from this marker); "Tragedy in the Desert"
First Wayne Stake Tithing Office Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, September 29, 2018
2. First Wayne Stake Tithing Office Marker
Marker is on the right.
(about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); The First Grave (approx. 2.1 miles away); Allred Point (approx. 2.3 miles away); First Public Building (approx. 4 miles away); The First Sawmill (approx. 4 miles away); Fremont Park (approx. 4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Loa.
 
First Wayne Stake Tithing Office image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, September 29, 2018
3. First Wayne Stake Tithing Office
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 27, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 27, 2019, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 57 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 27, 2019, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.
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