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Frisco in Beaver County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Frisco

 
 
Frisco Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mh, October 5, 2014
1. Frisco Marker
Inscription.  A typical mining town at the foot of the San Francisco Mountain was fed by the fabulously rich Horn Silver Mine. By 1885 over $60,000,000 in zinc, copper, lead, silver, and gold were hauled away by mule train and the Utah Central Railroad. Water was shipped in as well as all supplies. Then the mine caved and people moved away, leaving only a few families of the 4,000 population to maintain their homes, stores, school and church. By the 1920's only memories and the shifting sands were left. Horn Silver Camp Silver Desert Camp Beaver County, Utah
 
Erected 1961 by Daughters of Utah Pioneers. (Marker Number 268.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of Utah Pioneers series list.
 
Location. 38° 27.156′ N, 113° 15.571′ W. Marker is in Frisco, Utah, in Beaver County. Marker is on Ely Highway (Utah Route 21), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker
Frisco Marker along roadside image. Click for full size.
By Mh, October 5, 2014
2. Frisco Marker along roadside
is in this post office area: Milford UT 84751, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Also see . . .  Frisco - A Ten Year High. Legends of America provides a history of Frisco: Located in Beaver County, Utah are the silent remains of the once booming mining camp of Frisco. Though, its life was short, it is filled with history, from millions of dollars in ore taken from the Horn Silver Mine to shoot-outs in its dusty streets. Today its crumbling foundations, charcoal ovens, and silent cemetery speak eloquently of its rich and varied past…. (Submitted on October 26, 2014.) 
 
Additional keywords. Mining
 
Old mine entrances on the southeastern side of the San Francisco Mountains image. Click for full size.
By Mh, October 5, 2014
3. Old mine entrances on the southeastern side of the San Francisco Mountains
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 28, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 24, 2014. This page has been viewed 504 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 24, 2014, by Mh of Las Vegas, Nevada. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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