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Circleville in Piute County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Circleville

 
 
Circleville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 14, 2014
1. Circleville Marker
Inscription.  Circleville was settled in 1864 by a group of pioneers from Sanpete County. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints organized a branch, William J. Allred, Presiding Elder. Land was cultivated and homes erected. In 1865 the Black Hawk War forced evacuation. Non-Mormons began homesteading the valley in 1873 and Mormons from the Beaver area arrived a year later. Thomas Day, Presiding Elder. In 1876 Thomas King and sons established a United Order 2 miles east of the original settlement.
 
Erected 1969 by Camp Circle Valley, Daughters of Utah Pioneers. (Marker Number 366.)
 
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 1864.
 
Location. 38° 10.315′ N, 112° 16.22′ W. Marker is in Circleville, Utah, in Piute County. Marker is at the intersection of East Main Street and 100 East Street, on the left when traveling east on East Main Street. Marker is on the northeast corner. Touch for map
Circleville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 14, 2014
2. Circleville Marker
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. Marker is in this post office area: Circleville UT 84723, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. To the Memory of the Koosharem Band Paiute Indian Tribe of Utah (within shouting distance of this marker); The Circleville Massacre (within shouting distance of this marker); Piute County Courthouse (approx. 5.3 miles away).
 
Circleville, Utah image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 14, 2014
3. Circleville, Utah
View west on Main Street.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 24, 2014, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 369 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 24, 2014, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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