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Meadow in Millard County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Settlement of Meadow

 
 
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By Bill Kirchner, June 16, 2014
1. Settlement of Meadow Marker
Inscription. The first settlers, James and Janet Duncan with four other families came in 1857, lived in dugouts on the ridge one mile west. In 1859 a culinary water problem caused them to move east where ten families began the settlement of Meadow, so named for its productive meadowland. In 1863 Wm. Henry Scott was appointed presiding elder of the branch. The ward was organized 1877 with Hyrum B. Bennett, Bishop. This Church, built in 1884, also served for school and public gatherings, as did the first log schoolhouse of Meadow.
 
Erected 1953 by Camp Janet Duncan, Daughters of Utah Pioneers. (Marker Number 191.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of Utah Pioneers marker series.
 
Location. 38° 53.15′ N, 112° 24.47′ W. Marker is in Meadow, Utah, in Millard County. Marker is at the intersection of East Center Street and 100 East Street, on the right when traveling east on East Center Street. Touch for map. Marker is on the southeast corner. Marker is in this post office area: Meadow UT 84644, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Taysom Cabin (approx. 0.3 miles away); Chief Walkara (approx. half
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By Bill Kirchner, June 16, 2014
2. Settlement of Meadow Marker
a mile away); 1867 Chief Kanosh Memorial 1976 (approx. 6 miles away); Kanosh (approx. 6 miles away); Edward Partridge, Jr. House (approx. 7.1 miles away); Little Rock Schoolhouse (approx. 7.1 miles away); Land of the Yuta (approx. 7.2 miles away); Utah’s First Capitol (approx. 7.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Meadow.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
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By Bill Kirchner, June 16, 2014
3. Settlement of Meadow Marker
Settlement of Meadow Marker (left side) image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 16, 2014
4. Settlement of Meadow Marker (left side)
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By Bill Kirchner, June 16, 2014
5. Settlement of Meadow Marker (right side)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 20, 2014, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 240 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 20, 2014, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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