Ogden in Weber County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Jedediah Strong Smith
Started first successful overland journey through Utah to the pacific coast from this vicinity August 22, 1826.
Substantially the same route was later followed by the main highway to Los Angeles.
Erected 1931 by Utah Pioneer Trails and Landmarks Association. (Marker Number 3.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Exploration • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Utah Pioneer Trails and Landmarks Association series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1824.
Location. 41° 13.216′ N, 111° 58.269′ W. Marker is in Ogden, Utah, in Weber County. Marker can be reached from Washington Boulevard south of 25th Street when traveling west. Marker is located in the park north of the Ogden Municipal Building. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2501 Washington Boulevard, Ogden UT 84401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lorin Farr (a few steps from this marker); Captain James Brown Creston Hotel (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Gasberg Building (about 800 feet away); The Palace Billiard Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Livingston Confectionary (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Solomon C. Stephens Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Union Restaurant and Switch European Lodgings (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ogden.
Credits. This page was last revised on May 14, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 14, 2020, by Tyler Thorsted of Orem, Utah. This page has been viewed 198 times since then and 91 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 14, 2020, by Tyler Thorsted of Orem, Utah. 3. submitted on May 14, 2020. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.