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Hurricane in Washington County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Birth of Hurricane

 
 
Birth of Hurricane Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dawn Bowen, June 22, 2007
1. Birth of Hurricane Marker
Inscription. 1893–1904 This monument is near the spot where a celebration took place on August 6, 1904. After nearly eleven years of arduous work on the canal, water was ready for diversion onto the land.

“Five or six wagon loads of people came from the little towns nearby, the crowd was solemn but happy.”

The let out a big shout as the water gushed down the hill. Names for the new city-to-be were discussed and voted upon.

We thank God for these pioneers of our valley.
 
Erected 1987 by Sons of Utah Pioneers.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Sons of Utah Pioneers marker series.
 
Location. 37° 10.772′ N, 113° 16.959′ W. Marker is in Hurricane, Utah, in Washington County. Marker is on 200 North, in the median. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 284 E 200 North, Hurricane UT 84737, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Historic Hurricane Canal (a few steps from this marker); Pioneer Bowery (a few steps from this marker); Convict Camp and Wagon Road (a few steps from this marker); The Historic Dixie-Long Valley, Utah Pioneer Trail
Birth of Hurricane Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dawn Bowen, June 22, 2007
2. Birth of Hurricane Marker
(approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named The Historic Hurricane Canal (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hurricane.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Hurricane, Utah image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 12, 2014
3. Hurricane, Utah
Photo taken from the Hurricane Rim trailhead parking lot looking west.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 25, 2007, by Dawn Bowen of Fredericksburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,379 times since then and 64 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 25, 2007, by Dawn Bowen of Fredericksburg, Virginia.   3. submitted on June 20, 2014, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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