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

N.W. Corner of Payson Pioneer Fort

 
 
N.W. Corner of Payson Pioneer Fort Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, October 1, 2018
1. N.W. Corner of Payson Pioneer Fort Marker
Inscription.  The fort was 60 rods square with corners built of logs forming a buttress. Adobe, rock and mud walls stood 8 feet tall, 4' wide at the bottom and 2' at the top. On a rock foundation with a deep 4' trench around the outside. It was built during the Walker Indian War 1853-54.
 
Erected 2006 by Payson Historical Preservation Board.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and CastlesWars, US Indian. A significant historical year for this entry is 1853.
 
Location. 40° 2.877′ N, 111° 44.106′ W. Marker is in Payson, Utah, in Utah County. Marker is on North 200 West, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 362 North 200 West, Payson UT 84651, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Samuel Douglass House (approx. 0.2 miles away); The John Dixon House (approx. 0.2 miles away); N.E. Corner of Payson Pioneer Fort (approx. 0.3 miles away); S.W. Corner of Payson Pioneer Fort (approx. 0.3 miles away); Payson City Library (approx. 0.4
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miles away); S.E. Corner of Payson Pioneer Fort (approx. 0.4 miles away); Our Pioneers (approx. 0.4 miles away); Dominguez y Escalante Expedition (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Payson.
 
N.W. Corner of Payson Pioneer Fort Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, October 1, 2018
2. N.W. Corner of Payson Pioneer Fort Marker
N.W. Corner of Payson Pioneer Fort Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, October 1, 2018
3. N.W. Corner of Payson Pioneer Fort Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 25, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 25, 2020, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 133 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 25, 2020, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.

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