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

S.W. Corner of Payson Pioneer Fort

 
 
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By Bill Kirchner, October 1, 2018
1. S.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° 2.622′ N, 111° 44.106′ W. Marker is in Payson, Utah, in Utah County. Marker is at the intersection of West Utah Avenue and North 200 West, on the right when traveling west on West Utah Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. Payson City Library (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Samuel Douglass House (approx. 0.2 miles away); The John Dixon House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Our Pioneers (approx. ¼ mile away); Dominguez y Escalante Expedition (approx.
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By Bill Kirchner, October 1, 2018
2. S.W. Corner of Payson Pioneer Fort Marker
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¼ mile away); S.E. Corner of Payson Pioneer Fort (approx. 0.3 miles away); N.W. Corner of Payson Pioneer Fort (approx. 0.3 miles away); Payson's Pioneer Industry (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Payson.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker.
 
S.W. Corner of Payson Pioneer Fort Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 1, 2018
3. S.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 32 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 25, 2020, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.

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