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

Mill Stones

 
 
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Photographed By Bill Kirchner, June 14, 2014
1. Mill Stones Marker
Inscription.  “These are the Mill Stones from the first grist mill in this area”.
It was built in 1868 by Elam Cheney Sr., a pioneer of 1847. At the request of President Brigham Young he quarried & shaped the stones & moved them & his family to Fairview, where he also blacksmithed the iron & carpentered the wood.
The stones were turned by an overshot water wheel with water from the Sanpitch River.
 
Erected 1965 by The Cheney Family Association.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1868.
 
Location. 39° 37.637′ N, 111° 26.346′ W. Marker is in Fairview, Utah, in Sanpete County. Marker is on South State Street north of East 100 South Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fairview UT 84629, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fairview Pioneer Cemetery (approx. one mile away); Mt. Pleasant Fort (approx. 5.6 miles away); Pioneer Monument (approx. 5.7 miles away); The Liberal Hall
Mill Stones Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, June 14, 2014
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(approx. 5.7 miles away); Last Peace Treaty (approx. 5.8 miles away); William Stuart Seeley House (approx. 5.8 miles away); Lewis Lund (approx. 10.4 miles away); Fountain Green (approx. 10.4 miles away).
 
 
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 312 times since then and 14 times this year. 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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May. 22, 2022