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Richfield in Sevier County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Richfield Pioneers

 
 
Richfield Pioneers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 14, 2014
1. Richfield Pioneers Marker
Inscription. The first ten pioneers who arrived here January 6, 1864, were Capt. Albert Lewis, Robert W. Glenn, Christian O. Hansen, Hans O. Hansen, Nelson Higgins, August Nelson, George Oglevie, Eskild C. Peterson, Andrew Poulson, and Jorgen Smith. Followed by their families and others March 14, 1864.
This monument erected on site of an ancient Indian mound, later discovered to contain ruins of adobe walls, relics of pottery, Indian corn, wheat, arrows and human bones.
 
Erected 1939 by Cove Camp, Daughters of Utah Pioneers. (Marker Number 45.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of Utah Pioneers marker series.
 
Location. 38° 46.349′ N, 112° 5.028′ W. Marker is in Richfield, Utah, in Sevier County. Marker is on East 300 North, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is on south side of city park. Marker is in this post office area: Richfield UT 84701, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Richfield Carnegie Library (approx. 0.3 miles away); Academy Hall (approx. 0.4 miles away); Fort Omni – Richfield (approx. 0.4 miles away); Richfield Presbyterian Church and School
Richfield Pioneers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 14, 2014
2. Richfield Pioneers Marker
(approx. half a mile away); Old Lime Kiln (approx. 1 miles away); Glenwood United Order (approx. 5 miles away); ZCMI Co-Op Building 1878-1930 / Glenwood Cooperative Mercantile (approx. 5.1 miles away); Elsinore (approx. 6.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Richfield.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 26, 2014, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 279 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 26, 2014, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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