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Elsinore in Sevier County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Elsinore

 
 
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By Bill Kirchner, June 14, 2014
1. Elsinore Marker
Inscription.  Elsinore, named for a town in Denmark, was settled in 1874-75 by families of James C. Jensen, Charles H. Nielson, Lars Hansen, Niels Erickson, Hans Nielsen, William and Vigo Smith; Thomas C. Jensen and sons: (Jens Ivor, Christian J., Niels Peter), Rasmus Raphaelson, Soren C. Peterson, Soren J. Kjeldsen, and Albinus Johnson. They divided the land, dug a canal and lived the United Order. In 1876, a rock building 20' x 32' was erected on this site to serve as school, recreation hall and church.

Small plaque below
This monument was moved from the old church grounds on highway 89 to the present location on April 9, 2002.
 
Erected 1951 by Camp Belknap, Daughters of Utah Pioneers. (Marker Number 160.)
 
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.
 
Location. 38° 41.179′ N, 112° 8.89′ W. Marker is in Elsinore, Utah, in Sevier County. Marker is at the intersection of
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By Bill Kirchner, June 14, 2014
2. Elsinore Marker
East 200 North and Center Street, on the right when traveling west on East 200 North. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Elsinore UT 84724, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Our Town ~ Old Inverury (approx. 2.8 miles away); Trader and Explorer Trails (approx. 2.9 miles away); Fort Alma (later Monroe) 1864-1867 (approx. 3.7 miles away); Camp Alma Relic Hall (approx. 3.9 miles away); Settlement of Annabella (approx. 4.9 miles away); Town of Joseph and Pioneer Log Cabin (approx. 5˝ miles away); Fort Omni – Richfield (approx. 6˝ miles away); Richfield Presbyterian Church and School (approx. 6˝ miles away).
 
Elsinore Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 14, 2014
3. Elsinore Marker
Marker is at left side of school.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 25, 2014, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 312 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 25, 2014, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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