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

Levan

 
 
Levan Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 15, 2014
1. Levan Marker
Inscription. Spring 1867, Church leader Erastus Snow helped select a new site for Chicken Creek Settlement, relocated due to unfavorable living conditions. Brigham Young named it Levan. Snow appointed Wm. Morgan and James Wilson as supervisors. Early in 1868, Wm. Dye built a dug-out home. Other first families to move were Jabes Broadhead and Jacob Hofheins. James Wilson, first schoolteacher, taught in one room of the Seth Ollorton home. Wm. Tunbridge, town physician.

(Small plaque above marker:) The bell atop this monument tolled the time from the belfry of Levan's school buildings for ninety years.
 
Erected 1980 by Chicken Creek Camp, Daughters of Utah Pioneers. (Marker Number 407.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of Utah Pioneers marker series.
 
Location. 39° 33.497′ N, 111° 51.733′ W. Marker is in Levan, Utah, in Juab County. Marker is on North 1st Street East south of East 1st Street North, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. 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. The Walker War (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Old Mill Wheel
Levan School Bell Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 15, 2014
2. Levan School Bell Marker
(approx. 10.4 miles away); Oscar M. Booth House (approx. 10.5 miles away); Juab Co. Jail (approx. 10.5 miles away); Early Schools (approx. 11 miles away); Salt Creek Fort (approx. 11 miles away); Salt Creek Canyon Massacre (approx. 13 miles away); Rolling Out Of The Past (approx. 15.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Levan.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Levan Marker and School Bell image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 15, 2014
3. Levan Marker and School Bell
Levan Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 15, 2014
4. Levan 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 257 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 18, 2014, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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