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Mapleton in Utah County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Roswell Darius Bird, Sr. House

Utah Historic Site

 
 
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By Bill Kirchner, October 1, 2018
1. Roswell Darius Bird, Sr. House Marker
Inscription.  Built about 1892 by Roswell Darius Bird Sr., this two-story brick residence is locally significant as a well-preserved example of Victorian influences on owner-built dwellings in Utah. Roswell Darius Bird, Sr. was born in Springville to Richard Bird, son of Benjamin F. Bird, who crossed the plains to Utah from Nauvoo in the fall of 1850. He built this house on land exempted under the Homestead Act by his father, one of the first settlers in this area.
 
Erected by Division of State History. (Marker Number N-375.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1892.
 
Location. 40° 7.763′ N, 111° 34.706′ W. Marker is in Mapleton, Utah, in Utah County. Marker is on South Main Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 115 South Main Street, Mapleton UT 84664, 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. Levi Kendall's Home (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of First Mapleton Meeting House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Springville High School Art Gallery
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By Bill Kirchner, October 1, 2018
2. Roswell Darius Bird, Sr. House Marker
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(approx. 2.7 miles away); Springville Presbyterian Church (approx. 2.8 miles away); Caffrey & Davis Furniture Company / Senior Hotel (approx. 2.9 miles away); Dominguez y Escalante Expedition (approx. 3 miles away); Nephi & Annie Kindred House (approx. 3.2 miles away); Springville's First Camp Site (approx. 3.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mapleton.
 
Roswell Darius Bird, Sr. House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 1, 2018
3. Roswell Darius Bird, Sr. House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 21, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 21, 2020, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 49 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 21, 2020, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.

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