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

Ferron Academy

 
 
Ferron Academy Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, September 30, 2018
1. Ferron Academy Marker
Inscription.  The Presbyterian church entered Utah Territory and expanded rapidly between 1869 and 1883. Around 1911, they erected this building as the Ferron Wasatch Academy, one of forty such institutions in Utah. These private educational systems led to the establishment of higher education in Utah. It remained a church and school until 1942 when it was sold to the Ferron American Legion Post no. 42. It is in use today as a center for community activities.
 
Erected 1986 by E Clampus Vitus, Utah Outpost, Mountain Charlie Chapter No. 1850.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionEducation. In addition, it is included in the E Clampus Vitus series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1869.
 
Location. 39° 5.566′ N, 111° 8.338′ W. Marker is in Ferron, Utah, in Emery County. Marker is at the intersection of North 300 West and West 200 North, on the left when traveling north on North 300 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 6 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured
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as the crow flies. Ferron Pioneers (approx. 0.3 miles away); Old Social Hall (approx. 10.3 miles away); First Public Building in Orangeville (approx. 10.4 miles away); First Settlers in Castle Dale (approx. 10.6 miles away); The Tunnel Builders (approx. 10.7 miles away); Emery LDS Church (approx. 13 miles away).
 
Ferron Academy Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, September 30, 2018
2. Ferron Academy Marker
Ferron Academy image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, September 30, 2018
3. Ferron Academy
 
 
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 149 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 8, 2020, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.

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Nov. 28, 2023