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St. George in Washington County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Orson Pratt – Richard Bentley

 
 
Orson Pratt – Richard Bentley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, August 28, 2012
1. Orson Pratt – Richard Bentley Marker
Inscription.  Orson Pratt was one of two Latter-day Saint Apostles called by Brigham Young to lead the St. George colony in 1864. When Orson was called on a mission to Europe, the home passed to Richard Bentley. It was partially converted to a mercantile business with the family residence upstairs.
 
Erected by St. George Historic Preservation Committee.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceNotable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1864.
 
Location. 37° 6.5′ N, 113° 35.092′ W. Marker is in St. George, Utah, in Washington County. Marker is on West Tabernacle Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 76 West Tabernacle Street, Saint George UT 84770, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Judd House (within shouting distance of this marker); The Bentley House and Judd Store (within shouting distance of this marker); The Woodward School (within shouting distance of this marker); St. George Stake Tabernacle (about 400 feet away, measured
Orson Pratt – Richard Bentley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, August 28, 2012
2. Orson Pratt – Richard Bentley Marker
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in a direct line); Erastus Fairbanks Snow (about 400 feet away); Tabernacle (about 500 feet away); St. George Temple (about 600 feet away); Erastus Snow's Big House (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. George.
 
Orson Pratt – Richard Bentley Home image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, August 28, 2012
3. Orson Pratt – Richard Bentley Home
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 6, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 9, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 463 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 9, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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