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Levan in Juab County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

The Walker War

 
 
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By Bill Kirchner, June 15, 2014
1. The Walker War Marker
Inscription. In July 1853, a trade of fish for flour between an Indian and Mrs. James Ivie, ended in a skirmish; one Indian died, Chief Walker refused peace offer of ponies, beef, flour and blankets unless Mr. Ivie stood trial by Indians; raids began. Colonel George A. Smith supervised defense. War cost lives of many Indians, 19 settlers and the massacre of Captain Gunnison's military exploring party. May 1854, Pres. Brigham Young and Chief Walker signed peace treaty at Chicken Creek, 3 miles S.W. Levan.
 
Erected 1973 by Chicken Creek Camp, Daughters of Utah Pioneers. (Marker Number 387.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of Utah Pioneers marker series.
 
Location. 39° 33.786′ N, 111° 51.744′ W. Marker is in Levan, Utah, in Juab County. Marker is on North Main Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in city park at the far north end of Main Street. Marker is in this post office area: Levan UT 84639, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Levan (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Old Mill Wheel (approx. 10.1 miles away); Oscar M. Booth House
The Walker War Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 15, 2014
2. The Walker War Marker
(approx. 10.1 miles away); Juab Co. Jail (approx. 10.1 miles away); Early Schools (approx. 10.7 miles away); Salt Creek Fort (approx. 10.7 miles away); Salt Creek Canyon Massacre (approx. 12.8 miles away); Rolling Out Of The Past (approx. 15.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Levan.
 
Categories. Native AmericansWars, US Indian
 
The Walker War Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 15, 2014
3. The Walker War Marker
Post to the right of Marker is a Dominguez-Escalante Trail Marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 18, 2014, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 287 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 18, 2014, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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