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

Old Social Hall

 
 
Old Social Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, September 30, 2018
1. Old Social Hall Marker
Inscription.  In 1883 the men and boys of this community brought material from the mountains and built a hall on this spot of ground. They formed a company and rented the hall. The L.D.S. Church purchased the building when Jasper N. Robertson was first Bishop. It was used for church, school, and recreation sixty-three years. The hall was razed in 1952. The bell was procured by Charles Oliphant in 1889 and hung in the belfry where it tolled for fires, time, funerals and all special occasions.
 
Erected 1955 by Daughters of Utah Pioneers, Rock Canyon Trail Camp. (Marker Number 217.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionEducation. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of Utah Pioneers series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1883.
 
Location. 39° 13.571′ N, 111° 3.276′ W. Marker is in Orangeville, Utah, in Emery County. Marker is at the intersection of West 100 South and South 100 West, on the left when traveling west on West 100 South. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Orangeville UT 84537, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers
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are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Public Building in Orangeville (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Settlers in Castle Dale (approx. 2.4 miles away); Old Ranger Station (approx. 8.4 miles away); Old Bell (approx. 8.4 miles away); Huntington's First Meeting House (approx. 8.4 miles away); North Emery High School (approx. 8˝ miles away); Black Diamond & Oliphant Coal Mines (approx. 8.8 miles away); Huntington (approx. 9.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Orangeville.
 
Old Social Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, September 30, 2018
2. Old Social Hall Marker
Old Social Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, September 30, 2018
3. Old Social Hall Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 10, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 10, 2020, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 91 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 10, 2020, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.

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