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

Toquer

Old Jail Rock

 

1860

 
Toquer Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, August 29, 2012
1. Toquer Marker
Inscription.
Toquer
Old Jail Rock
1860

 
Location. 37° 15.283′ N, 113° 17.1′ W. Marker is in Toquerville, Utah, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of Utah Route 17 and East Old Church Road, on the right when traveling north on State Route 17. Touch for map. Marker is on the northeast corner. Marker is in this post office area: Toquerville UT 84774, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Toquerville ( here, next to this marker); In Honor of Chief Toquer ( a few steps from this marker); La Verkin Canal ( approx. 3.1 miles away); Southern Exploring Company – 1849 ( approx. 3.7 miles away); La Verkin ( approx. 3.9 miles away); Southern Exploring Company - 1849 ( approx. 4.1 miles away); A Tale of Three Towns ( approx. 4.2 miles away); From Schoolhouse to Town Hall ( approx. 4.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Toquerville.
 
Regarding Toquer. Missing(Small plastic plaque) "Jail Rock" Used by lawmen to restrain prisoners on layovers here. text from: Utah State History Resource Center
 
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Toquer Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, August 29, 2012
2. Toquer Marker
Toquerville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, August 29, 2012
3. Toquerville Marker
Old Jail Rock is on the left.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 14, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 438 times since then and 82 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 14, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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