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Near Helper in Carbon County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Bamberger Monument

Utah Historic Site

 
 
Bamberger Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, September 30, 2018
1. Bamberger Monument
Inscription.  Erected in 1918, by inmates of The Utah State Penitentiary. This monument honors Simon Bamberger, Governor of Utah from 1917 through 1920. Under a state law passed in 1911 permitting prisoners to work on State roads, the prisoners participated in road work on the Castle Gate-Duchesne Road during the summers of 1917 and 1918. The stone was obtained from the Kyune stone quarries in the hills northwest of the monument.
 
Erected by Division of State History. (Marker Number S-74.)
 
Topics. This historical marker and monument is listed in this topic list: Roads & Vehicles. A significant historical year for this entry is 1918.
 
Location. 39° 47.97′ N, 110° 47.072′ W. Marker is near Helper, Utah, in Carbon County. Marker is on U.S. 191 at milepost 259.2, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Helper UT 84526, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pleasant Valley Coal Company (approx. 6˝ miles away); Utah's Coal Industry (approx. 6˝ miles away); Castle Gate Mine Disaster (approx. 6˝ miles away); Willow Creek Mine Explosion
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(approx. 6˝ miles away); Carbon Plant (approx. 6˝ miles away); Rainbow Inn (approx. 8˝ miles away); Helper Civic Auditorium (approx. 8.6 miles away); Helper Main Post Office (approx. 8.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Helper.
 
Bamberger Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, September 30, 2018
2. Bamberger Monument
Bamberger Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, September 30, 2018
3. Bamberger Monument
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 16, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 16, 2020, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 666 times since then and 81 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 16, 2020, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.

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