Myton in Duchesne County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)
In 1866-7, U. S. Army made road to Price and Bridge across Duchesne River. At this point Henderson’s Indian Trading Post, Caldwell’s Stage Station and a blacksmith shop were erected. 1905, Army surveyed townsite named for H. P. Myton, Supt. Indian Affairs. It became a booming frontier gateway including hotels, bank, flower mill, and newspaper, “The Uintah Chiefton”. Homesteaders started churches, school, theater and sports. First town board Pres., Hayden Calvert. Wm. Zowe, Post Master.
Erected 1973 by Daughters of Utah Pioneers. (Marker Number 388.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of Utah Pioneers series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1905.
Location. 40° 11.665′ N, 110° 3.712′ W. Marker is in Myton, Utah, in Duchesne County. Marker is on East Main Street, 0.1 miles west of South 100 East, on the right when traveling east. The marker is located adjacent to the Myton Post Office, next to the flagpole, Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Myton UT 84052, United States of America. Touch for directions.
More about this marker. The marker is embedded into the front of a waist-high stone pedestal.
Also see . . .
1. History of Myton, Utah. Online Utah website entry (Submitted on April 4, 2014, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
2. Mynton City Area History. City website entry (Submitted on June 21, 2023, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 21, 2023. It was originally submitted on April 4, 2014, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 645 times since then and 152 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 4, 2014, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. 3. submitted on December 6, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.