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Dugway in Tooele County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Burial Plot

 
 
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By Tyler Thorsted, April 6, 2020
1. Burial Plot Marker
Inscription.  
Enclosing graves (West side) of two men and a child, emigrants of the early eighteen sixties.

Original Wall erected in 1888, by Mrs. Horace (Aunt Libby) Rockwell, to shelter graves of her beloved dogs. 1. Jenny Lind, 2. Josephine Bonaparte, 3. Bishop, 4. Toby Tyler, companions in her lonely, childless vigils here. About 1866 to 1890.
 
Erected 1941 by Enrollees of U.S. Grazing Division, C. C. C. Camp G-154, Company 2517; Utah Pioneer Trails and Landmarks Association, Tooele County Tourism Tax Grant, Sons of Utah Pioneers - Settlement Canyon Chapter. (Marker Number 95.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AnimalsCemeteries & Burial SitesRoads & VehiclesWomen. In addition, it is included in the Utah Pioneer Trails and Landmarks Association series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1888.
 
Location. 40° 7.118′ N, 112° 34.659′ W. Marker is in Dugway, Utah, in Tooele County. Marker is on Pony Express Road 1˝ miles south of South Davis Ranch Road, on the
Burial Plot Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tyler Thorsted, April 6, 2020
2. Burial Plot Marker
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right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dugway UT 84022, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lookout Station (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Faust Station (approx. 8.8 miles away); William Ajax Underground Store (approx. 14.3 miles away).
 
More about this marker. Rededicated in 2017, also SUP No. 239
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 28, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 28, 2020, by Tyler Thorsted of Orem, Utah. This page has been viewed 51 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 28, 2020, by Tyler Thorsted of Orem, Utah. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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