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Near Delta in Millard County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Fort Deseret

Utah Historic Site

 
 
Fort Deseret Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 5, 2013
1. Fort Deseret Marker
Inscription. Built in 1866 of Adobe mud by two teams of 98 men to protect the settlers during Black Hawk Indian Wars.
 
Erected by Division of State History. (Marker Number N-12.)
 
Location. 39° 15.893′ N, 112° 39.248′ W. Marker is near Delta, Utah, in Millard County. Marker can be reached from Utah Route 257 4.4 miles south of U.S. 6, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Delta UT 84624, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Fort Deseret (within shouting distance of this marker); Deseret Relief Society Hall (approx. 1.7 miles away); Hinckley Schools (approx. 4.2 miles away); Millard Academy (approx. 4.3 miles away); Pioneer Cabin (approx. 7.3 miles away); McCullough Log House and Post Office (approx. 7.3 miles away); Escalante Trail (approx. 7.3 miles away); Topaz 1942–1946 (approx. 7.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Delta.
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesWars, US Indian
 
Fort Deseret Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 5, 2013
2. Fort Deseret Marker
Fort Deseret image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 5, 2013
3. Fort Deseret
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 20, 2013, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 277 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 20, 2013, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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