Manti in Sanpete County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)
— by Mormon Pioneers —
Location: 9 blocks in center of city
Construction: Rock, adobe, and
mud-filled wood frame
Walls: 12' high, 3' wide at base,
2' wide at top
Protection of settlers livestock
From Indian menace
Walker Indian War 1853-54
Jezerael Shoemaker, Mayor
In 1866 the Tabernacle Fort was constructed around this block.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Forts or Castles.
Location. 39° 15.899′ N, 111° 38.233′ W. Marker is in Manti, Utah, in Sanpete County. Marker is on South Main Street south of Union Street, on the right when traveling south. Marker is on the lawn of the Manti Carnegie Library. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Manti UT 84642, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Manti Carnegie Library (a few steps from this marker); Cox-Shoemaker-Parry House (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); The First Presbyterian Church of Manti (about 800 feet away); Manti City Hall Log Fort (approx. ¼ mile away); John Patten House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Pioneer Memorial Cabin (approx. 0.4 miles away); L.R. & Clara Anderson House (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Manti.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 30, 2014, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 301 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 30, 2014, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.