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

Fountain Green

 
 
Fountain Green Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 15, 2014
1. Fountain Green Marker
Inscription. After Albert Petty surveyed this site in 1859, pioneers came, built homes, erected a meeting house of logs cut by William Gibson and Asbury Parks. In 1861, Bishop Robert L. Johnson opened first store and hotel. Polly Johnson was first Relief Society President; Catherine Oldroyd served as midwife. Bernard Snow supplied flour from his burr mill in 1867. John Green operated adobe and brickyard. Black Hawk War forced settlers to move for safety. They returned and built fort in fall of 1866.

Plaque below: The bell atop this monument rang its message from the tower of the first schoolhouse, 1880. As each new schoolhouse was built, the bell was transferred; tolling time, fire and curfew for 88 years.
 
Erected 1976 by Uinta Springs Camp, Daughters of Utah Pioneers. (Marker Number 394.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of Utah Pioneers marker series.
 
Location. 39° 37.689′ N, 111° 38.085′ W. Marker is in Fountain Green, Utah, in Sanpete County. Marker is at the intersection of South State Street and Center Street, on the right when traveling south on South State Street. Touch for map. Marker is on the southwest corner. Marker is in this post office area: Fountain Green UT 84632, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
<i>Plaque below:</i> Fountain Green Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 15, 2014
2. Plaque below: Fountain Green Marker
At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lewis Lund (a few steps from this marker); Uinta Springs Settlement (approx. 0.3 miles away); Salt Creek Canyon Massacre (approx. 6.5 miles away); ZCMI Building (approx. 7.6 miles away); Moroni Fort and Bastion (approx. 7.6 miles away); Fairview Pioneer Cemetery (approx. 9.7 miles away); Settlement of Fairview (approx. 10.4 miles away but has been reported missing); Mill Stones (approx. 10.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fountain Green.
 
Categories. Settlements & SettlersWars, US Indian
 
Fountain Green Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 15, 2014
3. Fountain Green Marker
Fountain Green Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 15, 2014
4. Fountain Green Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 8, 2014, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 233 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 8, 2014, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.
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