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

The Spanish Fork Indian Farm Reservation

 
 
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By Bill Kirchner, October 1, 2018
1. The Spanish Fork Indian Farm Reservation Marker
Inscription.  The Spanish Fork Indian Farm Reservation Comprising 20 square miles and extending from this state highway and the Spanish Fork River to Utah Lake, was set apart in 1854 by Brigham Young, Utah Supt. of U.S. Indian Affairs. Joseph E. Beck was appointed farm superintendent. Dr. Garland Hurt succeeded Brigham Young in 1855, and erected a trading post 60 rods north of this spot. Col. O. H. Irish succeeded Dr. Hurt, and in 1865 made a treaty here with 15 Indian chiefs whereby the Indians surrendered their title and in 1867 moved to the Uintah Basin.
 
Erected 1935 by Daughters of Utah Pioneers, Stephen Markham Camp. (Marker Number 5.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Native Americans. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of Utah Pioneers series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1854.
 
Location. 40° 5.905′ N, 111° 41.636′ W. Marker is near Spanish Fork, Utah, in Utah County. Marker is on West 7300 South, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1618 West 7300 South, Spanish Fork UT 84660, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within
The Spanish Fork Indian Farm Reservation Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 1, 2018
2. The Spanish Fork Indian Farm Reservation Marker
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3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Leland (approx. 0.7 miles away); Lake Shore Fort (approx. 1.2 miles away); Old Palmyra (approx. 1˝ miles away); Fort Palmyra (approx. 1.8 miles away); Old Fort (approx. 2.2 miles away); Old Academy (approx. 2.2 miles away); Escalante (approx. 2.2 miles away); The Lush Valley of the Timpanogotzis (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Spanish Fork.
 
The Spanish Fork Indian Farm Reservation Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 1, 2018
3. The Spanish Fork Indian Farm Reservation Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 24, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 24, 2020, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 51 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 24, 2020, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.

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