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Kanab in Kane County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

A Tragedy

 
 
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By Bill Kirchner, May 17, 2016
1. A Tragedy Marker
Inscription.  
Six people perished by fire at Fort Kanab on the windy night of December 14, 1870. Lost to the flames were five children and a wife of Levi Stewart, Founder of Kanab.

May the countenance of the Lord shine upon you and give you peace.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: DisastersForts and Castles. A significant historical date for this entry is December 14, 1870.
 
Location. 37° 2.966′ N, 112° 32.113′ W. Marker is in Kanab, Utah, in Kane County. Marker can be reached from North 300 West south of West 100 North. Marker is in Levi Stewart Memorial Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kanab UT 84741, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fort Kanab (a few steps from this marker); Exploration and Colonization (a few steps from this marker); Jacob Hamblin (a few steps from this marker); Penny Edwards (a few steps from this marker); Dale Evans (within shouting distance of this marker); Jim Davis (within shouting distance of this marker); Fay Hamblin (within shouting distance of this marker); Brian Keith (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kanab.
 
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By Bill Kirchner, May 17, 2016
2. A Tragedy Marker
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Also see . . .  Levi Stewart History. Our Book of Remembrance entry:
Founder of Kanab, Utah 1870 compiled by Georgenia Stewart, gg granddaughter (Submitted on June 1, 2016, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.) 
 
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3. Levi Stewart
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 5, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 1, 2016, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 360 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 1, 2016, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.   3. submitted on March 5, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.

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