Fountain Green in Sanpete County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Lewis Lund an eighteen year-old herdsman, along with Jasper Robertson, Swen Anderson, Albert Collard and Charles Jones were guarding the Fountain Green settlement's stock north of town. Indians swooped down upon the herdsmen, shooting and driving off the cattle and horses. They shot and killed Lewis Lund. The other herdsmen escaped.
Engraving: LEWIS LUND Born Aug. 12, 1849 Killed near this spot by Indians June 1, 1867
Engraved in base: Erected by Sons and Daughters of Pioneers 1925
Erected 1992 by Uinta Springs Camp, Daughters of Utah Pioneers.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Wars, US Indian. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of Utah Pioneers series list. A significant historical date for this entry is June 1, 1865.
Location. 39° 37.677′ N, 111° 38.082′ W. Marker is in Fountain Green, Utah, in Sanpete County. Marker Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fountain Green UT 84632, 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. Fountain Green (a few steps from this marker); Uinta Springs Settlement (approx. 0.3 miles away); Salt Creek Canyon Massacre (approx. 6½ miles away); ZCMI Building (approx. 7.6 miles away); Moroni Fort and Bastion (approx. 7.6 miles away); First Coal Mine in Utah (approx. 9.7 miles away); Fairview Pioneer Cemetery (approx. 9.7 miles away); Mill Stones (approx. 10.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fountain Green.
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