Toquerville in Washington County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)
In Honor of Chief Toquer
Chief Toquer was considered by early settlers as an enlightened Indian, a friend with clean habits. He showed great love and concern for his people, encouraging them to learn and grow with the times by welcoming outsiders into their land. This monument is dedicated to the man our city named after - Chief Toquer.
Erected 2009 by Eagle Scout Project by Koy Gubler.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1854.
Location. 37° 15.29′ N, 113° 17.102′ W. Marker is in Toquerville, Utah, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of Utah Route 17 and East Old Church Road, on the right when traveling north on State Route 17. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Toquerville UT 84774, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Toquer (a few steps from this marker); Toquerville (a few steps from this marker); La Verkin Canal (approx. 3.1 miles away); Southern Exploring Company 1849 (approx. 3.7 miles away); La Verkin (approx. 3.9 miles away); Southern Exploring Company - 1849 (approx. 4.1 miles away); A Tale of Three Towns (approx. 4.2 miles away); From Schoolhouse to Town Hall (approx. 4.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Toquerville.
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