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Spanish Fork in Utah County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Escalante

 
 
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By Bill Kirchner, October 1, 2018
1. Escalante Marker
Inscription.  
A Spanish priest, the first white man
to look upon this valley, camped with
his comrades beside the Spanish Fork,
September 23, 1776.
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Placed to perpetuate the memory of that event
by the
Spirit of Liberty Chapter
Daughters of the American Revolution
and
The City of Spanish Fork
1922
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"Though the Pathfinders die, the paths remain open."

 
Erected 1922 by Daughters of the American Revolution and The City of Spanish Fork.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Exploration. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list. A significant historical date for this entry is September 23, 1776.
 
Location. 40° 6.577′ N, 111° 39.272′ W. Marker is in Spanish Fork, Utah, in Utah County. Marker is at the intersection of South Main Street and East Center Street, on the right when traveling north on South Main Street. Marker is on the southeast corner. 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 2 miles of
Escalante Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 1, 2018
2. Escalante Marker
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this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Lush Valley of the Timpanogotzis (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Fort (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old Academy (approx. 0.4 miles away); Spanish Fork Grist Mills (approx. 0.4 miles away); First Settlement of Icelanders in the United States (approx. 0.8 miles away); Leland (approx. 1.6 miles away); Fort Palmyra (approx. 1.7 miles away); Old Palmyra (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Spanish Fork.
 
Escalante Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 1, 2018
3. Escalante Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 23, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 23, 2020, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 50 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 23, 2020, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.

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