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

Richfield Pioneers

 
 
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By Bill Kirchner, June 14, 2014
1. Richfield Pioneers Marker
Inscription.  The first ten pioneers who arrived here January 6, 1864, were Capt. Albert Lewis, Robert W. Glenn, Christian O. Hansen, Hans O. Hansen, Nelson Higgins, August Nelson, George Oglevie, Eskild C. Peterson, Andrew Poulson, and Jorgen Smith. Followed by their families and others March 14, 1864.
This monument erected on site of an ancient Indian mound, later discovered to contain ruins of adobe walls, relics of pottery, Indian corn, wheat, arrows and human bones.
 
Erected 1939 by Cove Camp, Daughters of Utah Pioneers. (Marker Number 45.)
 
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° 46.349′ N, 112° 5.028′ W. Marker is in Richfield, Utah, in Sevier County. Marker is on East 300 North, on the right when traveling west. Marker is on south side of city park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Richfield UT 84701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Richfield Carnegie Library (approx. 0.3 miles away);
Richfield Pioneers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 14, 2014
2. Richfield Pioneers Marker
Academy Hall (approx. 0.4 miles away); Fort Omni – Richfield (approx. 0.4 miles away); Richfield Presbyterian Church and School (approx. half a mile away); First Jail in Sevier County (approx. 1.4 miles away); Old Lime Kiln (approx. 1˝ miles away); Settlement of Annabella (approx. 4.7 miles away); Trader and Explorer Trails (approx. 4.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Richfield.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 26, 2014, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 397 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 26, 2014, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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