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Ferron in Emery County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Ferron Pioneers

 
 
Ferron Pioneers Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, September 30, 2018
1. Ferron Pioneers Marker
Inscription.  The first permanent settlers of Ferron arrived Dec. 6,1877. They were Swen Larsen and son Niels Christian Larsen, Nicholas Larsen and wife Helena, Peter F. Peterson and wife, Caroline. The first woman with a family of children, Ann Singleton Wrigley, wife of Joseph Wrigley, came in the fall of 1878. Ferron was named in honor of A.D. Ferron, pioneer surveyor of Cache Valley.
 
Erected 1948 by Daughters of Utah Pioneers, Camp Castle - Emery County. (Marker Number 117.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of Utah Pioneers series list. A significant historical date for this entry is December 6, 1877.
 
Location. 39° 5.512′ N, 111° 7.984′ W. Marker is in Ferron, Utah, in Emery County. Marker is on West 100 North west of State Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ferron UT 84523, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ferron Academy (approx. 0.3 miles away); Old Social Hall (approx.
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10.2 miles away); First Public Building in Orangeville (approx. 10.3 miles away); First Settlers in Castle Dale (approx. 10˝ miles away); The Tunnel Builders (approx. 10.8 miles away); Emery LDS Church (approx. 13.1 miles away); Black Diamond & Oliphant Coal Mines (approx. 13.2 miles away).
 
Ferron Pioneers Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, September 30, 2018
2. Ferron Pioneers Marker
Ferron Pioneers Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, September 30, 2018
3. Ferron Pioneers Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 8, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 8, 2020, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 201 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 8, 2020, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.

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