Frisco in Beaver County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Erected 1961 by Daughters of Utah Pioneers. (Marker Number 268.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Settlements & 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. Touch for directions.
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1. 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.)
2. Horn Silver Mine. The Horn Silver Mine was one of the most productive in all of the United States. Over the course of roughly 40 years, the mine produced over $60 million dollars worth of silver and helped shape the frontier in the region during the late 19th century. The mine was responsible for the creation of Frisco, a town that grew in population to several thousand and became one of the most notorious in the Wild West. (Submitted on July 30, 2015, by Matthew Sayle of Saint Louis, Missouri.)
Additional keywords. Mining
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