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

Robert D. Covington House

Utah Historic Site

 
 
Robert D. Covington House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner
1. Robert D. Covington House Marker
Inscription.  
Built c. 1859 by Washington's
first Bishop and leader
of the 1857 Cotton Missionaries.
Good example of pioneer stone work.

 
Erected by Division of State History. (Marker Number S-3.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings.
 
Location. 37° 8.049′ N, 113° 30.406′ W. Marker is in Washington, Utah, in Washington County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of East 200 North and North 200 East, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 181 East 200 North, Washington UT 84780, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Robert D. Covington House (here, next to this marker); Covington Mansion (a few steps from this marker); Adair Spring (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Granary (approx. ¼ mile away); Utah’s Dixie Birthplace, Washington City (approx. 0.3 miles away); “Utah’s Dixie” Washington City
Covington Mansion image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner
2. Covington Mansion
This marker is the upper marker visible to the right of the entrance door.
(approx. 0.3 miles away); Prominent Pioneer Men and Women Who Helped Settle Washington City (approx. 0.3 miles away); Thomas W. Smith's Corn Cracker & Grist Millstone (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Washington.
 
Covington Mansion image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner
3. Covington Mansion
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 18, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 312 times since then and 9 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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