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Mesa in Maricopa County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Site of Old Fort Utah

 
 
Site of Old Fort Utah Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 24, 2011
1. Site of Old Fort Utah Marker
Inscription.
An adobe-walled refuge against Apaches
Built by the Lehi Pioneers of March 6, 1877
First Mormon colonists in central or southern Ariz.

[Left Column]:
Daniel W. Jones • Harriet E. Jones • Daniel P. • Wiley C. • Edwin W. • Eleanor A. • Wesley L. • Byron • Elvina • Lorenzo E. • Frank C. • Almina E. • John D. Brady • Philemon C. Merrill • Cyrena Merrill • Melissa J. • David E. • Lot S. • Morgan H. • Peter H. • Thomas S. Merrill

[Left Center Column]:
Ester A. Merrill • Thomas S. Jr. • Seth A. Merrill • Lucy Ann Merrill • Henry C. Rogers • Emma Rogers • Henry C. • Charles R. • Anna K. • Joseph H. • David J. • George S. • Martha • Willis • Isaac H. • Thomas Biggs • Syrina Biggs • Thomas P. • Jonathan G. • Mary E. • Angelina

[Right Center Column]:
Joseph McRae • Maria McRae • Joseph A. • John K. • George E. • Annie M. • Mary J. • Dudley J. Merrill • Ellen Merrill • Orren D. • Mary E. • Rialdo L. • Orlando • Salena R. • Cora • Issac Turley • Sarah Turley • Theodore W. • William H. • Alma • Joseph

[Right Column]:
Hyrum • Ross R. Rogers • Cynthiann E. Rogers • George A. • Theodosia • Ross R. Jr. • Annie • Mary • Amelia • Zenobia • Gleason • Preston • Collins • George
Site of Old Fort Utah Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 24, 2011
2. Site of Old Fort Utah Marker
E. Steele • Syrina Steele • George E. Jr. • Samuel C. • Attelia • Thomas • Austin O. Williams • Austin O. Jr.
 
Erected 1952.
 
Location. 33° 27.544′ N, 111° 48.807′ W. Marker is in Mesa, Arizona, in Maricopa County. Marker is at the intersection of North Horne and East Lehi Road, on the right when traveling north on North Horne. Touch for map. Marker is on the northeast corner. Marker is in this post office area: Mesa AZ 85203, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Prehistoric Irrigation in the Salt River Valley (approx. 0.9 miles away); Mesa Grande (approx. 2.6 miles away); Sirrine House (approx. 3 miles away); Mesa Woman's Club House (approx. 3 miles away); Mesa (approx. 3 miles away); Arizona's Honeymoon Trail (approx. 3 miles away); Mesa Pioneer Monument (approx. 3 miles away); The Alhambra Hotel (approx. 3.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mesa.
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesSettlements & Settlers
 
Utahville – Lehi School Bell image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 24, 2011
3. Utahville – Lehi School Bell
Utahville – Lehi
District No.10
School Bell
Summoner of three generations of scholars
Community Time Teller
Night sentinel during flood danger
First hung in 1884 over a little adobe school that stood in a mesquite clearing 100 yds. To the S.E.
Enshrined here - 1968
Lehi Pioneer Locations image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 24, 2011
4. Lehi Pioneer Locations
Site of Old Fort Utah image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 24, 2011
5. Site of Old Fort Utah
 
 
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