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Ogden in Weber County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Pierre-Jean De Smet

Priest of the Society of Jesus 1801-1873

— Courageous Missionary to the American Indians 1838-1868 —

 
 
Pierre-Jean De Smet Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tyler Thorsted, May 2, 2020
1. Pierre-Jean De Smet Marker
Inscription.  Father De Smet became well acquainted with the region of the Great Salt Lake, and gave much valuable information to Brigham Young and the Mormon Pioneers while they were at Winter Quarters, Nebraska, in November, 1846.
 
Erected 1937 by Utah State Council Knights of Columbus, Utah Pioneer Trails and Landmarks Association. (Marker Number 72.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the Utah Pioneer Trails and Landmarks Association series list. A significant historical month for this entry is November 1846.
 
Location. 41° 13.353′ N, 111° 57.878′ W. Marker is in Ogden, Utah, in Weber County. Marker is at the intersection of 24th Street and Jefferson Avenue, on the right when traveling east on 24th Street. Marker is located at Lester Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 601 24th Street, 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. Votes for Women (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lorin Farr (approx. 0.4 miles away); Jedediah Strong Smith (approx. 0.4 miles
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away); Captain James Brown (approx. 0.4 miles away); John Moses Browning Home (approx. half a mile away); Creston Hotel (approx. half a mile away); Gasberg Building (approx. half a mile away); The Palace Billiard Hall (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ogden.
 
Pierre-Jean De Smet Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tyler Thorsted, May 2, 2020
2. Pierre-Jean De Smet Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 18, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 15, 2020, by Tyler Thorsted of Orem, Utah. This page has been viewed 620 times since then and 231 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 15, 2020, by Tyler Thorsted of Orem, Utah. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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