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Spring City in Sanpete County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Spring Town

 
 
Spring Town Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 14, 2014
1. Spring Town Marker
Inscription.  In 1859, this area was resettled permanently by families of James Allred, Wm. Black, James Ellis, a large Danish colony of gifted craftsmen and stonemasons, and others. They surveyed the land, raised abundant crops, and became known as the breadbasket of Utah; built substantial homes and chapel of oolite stone, quarried south of town. The fort built west of the chapel in 1858 was burned by Indians, 1854. Town was incorporated, named Spring City 1870, John R. Baxter, Mayor.
 
Erected 1980 by Canal Creek Camp, Daughters of Utah Pioneers. (Marker Number 405.)
 
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. 39° 28.586′ N, 111° 29.777′ W. Marker is in Spring City, Utah, in Sanpete County. Marker is at the intersection of South Main Street and West 100 South, on the left when traveling north on South Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Spring City UT 84662, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this
Spring Town Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 14, 2014
2. Spring Town Marker
marker. Mary Ann Allred House (within shouting distance of this marker); Niels H. Borresen House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Rasmus Justesen House (about 700 feet away); William Ford House (about 700 feet away); Spring City Confectionery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lyceum Theater (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sandstrom's Pool and Dance Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Firehouse (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Spring City.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 4, 2014, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 311 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 4, 2014, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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