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Bluff in San Juan County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Jens House

 
 
Jens House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, May 18, 2016
1. Jens House Marker
Inscription.  
Built in 1890's by Jens Nielson
Born in Denmark in 1820
Member of handcart company of 1856, to S.L.C.
First Mormon Bishop of Bluff 1880-1906
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1820.
 
Location. 37° 17.077′ N, 109° 33.108′ W. Marker is in Bluff, Utah, in San Juan County. Marker is at the intersection of North 6th Street and Black Locust Avenue, on the right when traveling north on North 6th Street. Marker is on the northeast corner. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bluff UT 84512, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Co-op Store (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Replica of the Bluff Meetinghouse (about 400 feet away); Josephine Catherine Chatterley Wood (about 400 feet away); Parley R. & Ency Camilla (Bayles) Butt (about 500 feet away); Site of Kumen Jones Home (about 500 feet away); Kumen Jones Home (about 500 feet away); The Barton's Well (about 600 feet away); Amasa Barton's Blacksmith Shop (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bluff.
 
Jens House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, May 18, 2016
2. Jens House Marker
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 4, 2016, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 351 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 4, 2016, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.

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