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Marysvale in Piute County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Marysvale

 
 
Marysvale Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 14, 2014
1. Marysvale Marker
Inscription. In 1864 several families of Latter-day Saints settled in this valley but were forced to evacuate because of Indian troubles. Here in 1868 miners discovered precious metal, and took possession of the area. April 15, 1883, a branch of the L.D.S. Church was organized, Hugh D. Lisonbee, presiding elder, succeeded by Jared Taylor. When the ward was organized in 1895, Charles C. Pinny was chosen the first bishop. A one-room school house was erected and used for all public meetings.
 
Erected 1966 by Daughters of Utah Pioneers. (Marker Number 320.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of Utah Pioneers marker series.
 
Location. 38° 26.997′ N, 112° 13.811′ W. Marker is in Marysvale, Utah, in Piute County. Marker is on North Main Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 60 North Main Street, Marysvale UT 84750, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pioneering Utah (approx. 10.3 miles away); Town of Joseph and Pioneer Log Cabin (approx. 12.2 miles away); Camp Alma Relic Hall
Marysvale Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 14, 2014
2. Marysvale Marker
(approx. 14.1 miles away); Fort Alma (later Monroe) 1864-1867 (approx. 14.1 miles away).
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Marysvale Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 14, 2014
3. Marysvale Marker
View north on Main Street.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 24, 2014, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 193 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 24, 2014, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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