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Pleasant Grove in Utah County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Battle Creek

Mar. 5, 1849

 
 
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By Bill Kirchner, October 2, 2018
1. Battle Creek Marker
Inscription.  This monument is in memory of the first armed engagement between the Mormon Pioneers and the native Americans that inhabited Utah Valley, and serves as a reminder of the extreme sacrifice given by both people
This skirmish at the mouth of Battle Creek Canyon gave it its name.
 
Erected 1997 by Eagle project by Jared Warburton.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Wars, US Indian.
 
Location. 40° 21.806′ N, 111° 42.036′ W. Marker is in Pleasant Grove, Utah, in Utah County. Marker can be reached from East 200 South 0.3 miles east of South 1500 East. Park at end of road and walk 100 feet up trail to marker. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pleasant Grove UT 84062, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of the First Settlement of Pleasant Grove (approx. 1.7 miles away); Old Pleasant Grove Fort (approx. 1.9 miles away); a different marker also named Old Pleasant Grove Fort (approx. 1.9 miles away); Jeppa and Anna Nelson Granary (approx. 2 miles away); Winter Corral
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By Bill Kirchner, October 2, 2018
2. Battle Creek Marker
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(approx. 2 miles away); Pleasant Grove Town Hall (approx. 2 miles away); Pioneer Relic Hall (approx. 2 miles away); Civil War Skirmish at Pleasant Grove (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pleasant Grove.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker.
 
Battle Creek Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 2, 2018
3. Battle Creek Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 8, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 8, 2020, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 52 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 8, 2020, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.

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