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St. Johns in Apache County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Pioneer Public Buildings

 
 
Pioneer Public Buildings Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, September 24, 2010
1. Pioneer Public Buildings Marker
Inscription.  The old "Bowery" was the first place of worship used by the members of the Latter Day Saints Church who came to St. Johns in 1879-1880. The Assembly Hall, located on the northwest corner of the public square was erected in 1882. It was built of logs and served the community for school, church, and all public assemblies. Here St. Johns stake of the L.D.S. Church was organized July 23, 1887. The church academy was founded January 14, 1889 and the building dedicated December 16, 1900. Camp Salem Apache County, Arizona
 
Erected 1954 by Daughters of Utah Pioneers - Salem Camp. (Marker Number 194.)
 
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. 34° 30.418′ N, 109° 21.882′ W. Marker is in St. Johns, Arizona, in Apache County. Marker is on North Washington Street (U.S. 180 at milepost 368.7), on the right when traveling west. Marker is located
Pioneer Public Buildings Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, September 24, 2010
2. Pioneer Public Buildings Marker
on the northwest corner of East Cleveland and North Washington Streets. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Saint Johns AZ 85936, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 1 other marker is within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lyman Dam (approx. 10.1 miles away).
 
Pioneer Public Buildings Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, September 24, 2010
3. Pioneer Public Buildings Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 5, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 834 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 5, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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