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Parowan in Iron County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Public Works

 
 
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By Bill Kirchner, August 29, 2012
1. Public Works Marker
Inscription.  At Parowan, a pioneer industrial center was settled in 1851. Water for manufacturing and industry was carried by wooden flume from the canyon to the fort. Along this water line industries were established known as the Public Works. Among these were cabinet shop, tannery, gun and machine shop, blacksmith shop, wooden tub and bucket factory, pottery factory, saddle and harness shop and shoe shop. Located inside the fort was a grist burr mill. Monument erected on grist mill site.
 
Erected 1948 by Iron County Company – Daughters of Utah Pioneers. (Marker Number 121.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of Utah Pioneers series list.
 
Location. 37° 50.342′ N, 112° 49.538′ W. Marker is in Parowan, Utah, in Iron County. Marker is at the intersection of East 200 South and North 100 East, on the left when traveling east on East 200 South. Marker is on the
Public Works Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, August 29, 2012
2. Public Works Marker
northwest corner. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Parowan UT 84761, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. William and Julia Lyman House (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); First School House and Council House in Iron County (about 700 feet away); John C. Freemont Memorial (about 700 feet away); Pioneer Sundial (about 800 feet away); Jesse N. Smith Home (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Jesse N. Smith Home (approx. 0.2 miles away); Pioneer Rock Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Birthplace of Southern Utah (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Parowan.
 
Public Works Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, August 29, 2012
3. Public Works Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 17, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 385 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 17, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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