Near Spanish Fork in Utah County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Dominguez y Escalante Expedition
1776 – 1976
— Utah Valley viewed from Dominguez Hill —
The hill the padres climbed to see the valley was dedicated as Dominguez Hill 200 years later in 1976. A 37 ft. high cross was erected on the hill and dedicated in 1981. The hill and cross can be seen by looking in a S-SW direction or by using the viewer. The cross is on private property and is not accessible.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Exploration. In addition, it is included in the Dominguez y Escalante Expedition series list. A significant historical date for this entry is July 29, 1776.
Location. 40° 5.221′ N, Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Spanish Fork UT 84660, 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. Spanish Fork Heritage Cemetery (approx. 1.9 miles away); Pioneer Cemetery (approx. 1.9 miles away); First Settlement of Icelanders in the United States (approx. 2.8 miles away); Levi Kendall's Home (approx. 3 miles away); Roswell Darius Bird, Sr. House (approx. 3 miles away); Site of First Mapleton Meeting House (approx. 3.1 miles away); Spanish Fork Grist Mills (approx. 3.3 miles away); The Lush Valley of the Timpanogotzis (approx. 3.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Spanish Fork.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 20, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 20, 2020, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 67 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 20, 2020, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.