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

The Kelly Ranch

 
 
The Kelly Ranch Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, October 1, 2018
1. The Kelly Ranch Marker
Inscription.  Joseph and Elizabeth Potter Kelly, Springville Pioneers of 1852 homesteaded 160 acres in Hobble Creek Canyon which remained in the Kelly family for 79 years (three generations).
This was an old Ute Indian camping ground, and here the Pioneer Kellys lived and died. Their home was known for its hospitality. Joseph Kelly died here in 1885 and his wife in 1904.
"They lived in the house by the side of the road and were friends to man".
 
Erected 1941 by Daughters of Utah Pioneers, Sarah (Sadie) Kelly McTavish, Last Living Child. (Marker Number 74.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Places. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of Utah Pioneers series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1852.
 
Location. 40° 9.797′ N, 111° 30.208′ W. Marker is in Springville, Utah, in Utah County. Marker is on Hobble Creek Canyon Road, 0.3 miles east of Grindstone Drive, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Springville UT 84663, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this
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marker, measured as the crow flies. Roswell Darius Bird, Sr. House (approx. 4.6 miles away); Levi Kendall's Home (approx. 4.6 miles away); Site of First Mapleton Meeting House (approx. 4.6 miles away); In Memory of Edwin Whiting Pioneer (approx. 5.4 miles away); Springville Presbyterian Church (approx. 5˝ miles away); Springville High School Art Gallery (approx. 5˝ miles away); Caffrey & Davis Furniture Company / Senior Hotel (approx. 5.7 miles away); First Mills in Utah County (approx. 5.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Springville.
 
The Kelly Ranch Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, October 1, 2018
2. The Kelly Ranch Marker
The Kelly Ranch Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, October 1, 2018
3. The Kelly Ranch Marker
 
 
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 185 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 21, 2020, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.

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