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

Pioneer Burial Grounds

 
 
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By Bill Kirchner, October 2, 2018
1. Pioneer Burial Grounds Marker
Inscription.  In 1853, the original four blocks of this cemetery became the final burial ground for Provo Pioneers who were first buried in Fort Field, Grandview and Temple Hill and later moved to this cemetery. Some residents preferred to leave their dead undisturbed. The known ones moved are: Matilda and Geo. W. Haws, Harriet M. Turner, Wm. Dayton, Joseph Higbee, Katherine Radford, Jessee McCarred, Jacob Cloward, Martha Wheeler, Jacob H. Barney, Matilda Park, Sarah and Wm. McLane, Sally Norton, Joseph Ivy, Margarett Fausett, Emily Roberts, Louisa Follett, Abisha Ware, Jos. McEwan, Mary E. Peay, and others.
 
Erected 1964 by Daughters of Utah Pioneers. (Marker Number 297.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of Utah Pioneers series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1853.
 
Location. 40° 13.476′ N, 111° 38.647′ W. Marker is in Provo, Utah, in Utah County. Marker is in the Provo City Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 610 South State Street, Provo UT 84606, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within
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By Bill Kirchner, October 2, 2018
2. Pioneer Burial Grounds Marker
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one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dr. Barney Clark (approx. 0.7 miles away); Startup Candy Factory (approx. 0.9 miles away); Escalante Trail (approx. 0.9 miles away); Historic Utah County Courthouse (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Knight Block (approx. one mile away); A Place of Gathering (approx. one mile away); 104 West Center (approx. 1.1 miles away); 110-120 West Center (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Provo.
 
Pioneer Burial Grounds Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 2, 2018
3. Pioneer Burial Grounds Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 29, 2020, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 39 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 29, 2020, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.

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