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

Lewis Lund

 
 
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By Bill Kirchner, June 15, 2014
1. Lewis Lund Marker
Inscription.  This monument replaces one previously erected north of town near the site of this historical event. Over the years the original marker was weather-eroded and vandalized.
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.
 
Location. 39° 37.677′ N, 111° 38.082′ W. Marker is in Fountain Green, Utah, in Sanpete County. Marker
Lewis Lund Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 15, 2014
2. Lewis Lund Marker
is on South State Street south of Center Street, on the right when traveling south. 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. 6˝ 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.
 
Lewis Lund Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 15, 2014
3. Lewis Lund Marker
Lewis Lund Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 15, 2014
4. Lewis Lund Marker
Lewis Lund Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 15, 2014
5. Lewis Lund Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 8, 2014, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 338 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 8, 2014, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.
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