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

Glenwood United Order

 
 
Glenwood United Order Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 14, 2014
1. Glenwood United Order Marker
Inscription. On October 2, 1874, the Latter-day Saints living in this locality organized a modern order of Enoch called the United Order, established under counsel and instruction of Brigham Young. Families placed their land, cattle, sheep, machinery and all other worldly possessions into the order for the benefit of the group. Archibald T. Oldroyd was chosen President. They built a community sawmill, tannery, gristmill, molasses mill, carding mill, furniture shop and set up other industries. This co-operative project continued until 1881.

Burr stone: Burr from flour mill built between 1975-1880 During the United Order known as Peterson Mill
 
Erected 1941 by Camp Wasatch, Daughters of Utah Pioneers. (Marker Number 77.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of Utah Pioneers marker series.
 
Location. 38° 46.466′ N, 111° 59.485′ W. Marker is near Glenwood, Utah, in Sevier County. Marker is at the intersection of Utah Route 119 and Utah Route 263, on the right when traveling east on State Route 119. Touch for map. Marker is on the southwest corner. Marker is in this post office area: Glenwood UT 84730, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker
Glenwood United Order Marker and Burr Stone image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 14, 2014
2. Glenwood United Order Marker and Burr Stone
, measured as the crow flies. ZCMI Co-Op Building 1878-1930 / Glenwood Cooperative Mercantile (approx. 0.8 miles away); Richfield Carnegie Library (approx. 5 miles away); Richfield Pioneers (approx. 5 miles away); Richfield Presbyterian Church and School (approx. 5 miles away); Battle of Cedar Ridge (approx. 5.2 miles away); Fort Omni – Richfield (approx. 5.2 miles away); Old Lime Kiln (approx. 5.2 miles away); Academy Hall (approx. 5.2 miles away).
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Burr Stone image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 14, 2014
3. Burr Stone
 
 
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 241 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 26, 2014, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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