“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Near Spanish Fork in Utah County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)

Fort Palmyra

Fort Palmyra Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By 10th Ward Youth, circa may/june
1. Fort Palmyra Marker
Inscription.  Settled by Mormon pioneers in 1851 a branch of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was organized on December 21, 1851 with William Pace as bishop.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionForts and CastlesSettlements & SettlersWars, US Indian. A significant historical date for this entry is December 21, 1851.
Location. 40° 7.387′ N, 111° 40.877′ W. Marker is near Spanish Fork, Utah, in Utah County. Marker is at the intersection of Palmyra Drive and West 5950 South, on the right when traveling south on Palmyra Drive. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Spanish Fork UT 84660, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Palmyra (approx. 0.3 miles away); Palmyra’s Early Buildings (approx. one mile away); Lake Shore Fort (approx. 1.1 miles away); Old Academy (approx. 1.4 miles away); Escalante (approx. 1.7 miles away); Leland (approx. 1.7 miles away); The Lush Valley of the Timpanogotzis (approx. 1.7 miles away); Old Fort (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Spanish Fork.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 23, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 2, 2016, by Tate Tanner of Spanish fork, Utah. This page has been viewed 561 times since then and 8 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on October 2, 2016, by Tate Tanner of Spanish fork, Utah. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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Jan. 31, 2023