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Evanston in Uinta County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
 

First Brick Church

 
 
First Brick Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bryan R. Bauer, September 22, 2010
1. First Brick Church Marker
Inscription.  In February 1873 a branch of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints was organized in Evanston by President William Budge, of Bear Lake Valley, Idaho. On May 23, 1873 William G. Burton was ordained bishop. On June 24, 1890 this ward was incorporated under the laws of the state of Wyoming and named Evanston. The board of trustees were James Brown, Thomas Parkinson, John Whittle, Frank Mills and Arthur W. Sims. In 1890 this group, with James Brown as Bishop built the first brick church in Wyoming.
 
Erected 1941 by Daughters of Utah Pioneers - Camp Needles and Camp Wyuta. (Marker Number 78.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of Utah Pioneers series list.
 
Location. 41° 15.916′ N, 110° 57.786′ W. Marker is in Evanston, Wyoming, in Uinta County. Marker is on 7th Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 219 W 7th Street, Evanston WY 82930, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8
First Brick Church Monument and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bryan R. Bauer, September 22, 2010
2. First Brick Church Monument and Marker
other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Uinta County Courthouse (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Evanston Downtown Historic District (approx. ¼ mile away); Uinta County Library (Carnegie Library) 1906 (approx. ¼ mile away); Evanston (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Wyoming State Hospital (approx. 0.7 miles away); Lincoln Highway — Sunset Cabins (approx. ¾ mile away); Bear River Watershed (approx. 1.6 miles away); Wyoming's Sagebrush Sea (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Evanston.
 
First Brick Church in Wyoming, Now a Private Residence image. Click for full size.
By Bryan R. Bauer, September 22, 2010
3. First Brick Church in Wyoming, Now a Private Residence
First Brick Church in Wyoming image. Click for full size.
By Bryan R. Bauer, September 22, 2010
4. First Brick Church in Wyoming
First Brick Church in Wyoming image. Click for full size.
By Bryan R. Bauer, September 22, 2010
5. First Brick Church in Wyoming
First Brick Church in Wyoming image. Click for full size.
By Bryan R. Bauer, September 22, 2010
6. First Brick Church in Wyoming
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 2, 2010, by Bryan R. Bauer of Kearns, Ut 84118. This page has been viewed 951 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on October 2, 2010, by Bryan R. Bauer of Kearns, Ut 84118. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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