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Manti in Sanpete County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Log Fort

Erected 1853

 

—by Mormon Pioneers —

 
Log Fort Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 14, 2014
1. Log Fort Marker
Inscription.
Second fort built in Manti
Location: Encompassed Little
Fort and covered about 1 block.

Walls of cabins formed part of the
fort walls and fort had
four guard towers

Jezerael Shoemaker, Mayor
1852-1853

 
Location. 39° 16.09′ N, 111° 38.21′ W. Marker is in Manti, Utah, in Sanpete County. Marker is at the intersection of North Main Street and 200 North Street, on the right when traveling north on North Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is on the southeast corner. Marker is in this post office area: Manti UT 84642, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Manti City Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); John Patten House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Cox-Shoemaker-Parry House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Pioneer Memorial Cabin (approx. 0.2 miles away); Manti Carnegie Library (approx. 0.2 miles away); Big Fort (approx. ¼ mile away); The Manti Temple (approx. 0.4 miles away); The First Presbyterian Church of Manti (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Manti.
 
Categories. Forts, Castles
 
Log Fort Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 14, 2014
2. Log Fort Marker
Log Fort Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 14, 2014
3. Log Fort Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 30, 2014, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 253 times since then and 51 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 30, 2014, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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