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Beaver in Beaver County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

The Beaver Woolen Mills

(Incorporated 1869)

 
 
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By Bill Kirchner, June 16, 2014
1. The Beaver Woolen Mills Marker
Inscription. On this site in 1870, in a three story building, 60 x 120 feet, the first Woolen Mills in Southern Utah operated. Machinery was brought here from New England by railroad and wagon. John Ashworth and others schooled in England in the art of wool manufacturing formed the corporation. For many years this mill was the main factor in the growth and prosperity of Beaver and surrounding territory. It was destroyed by fire in 1920.
 
Erected 1939 by Greenwood Camp, Daughters of Utah Pioneers. (Marker Number 31.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of Utah Pioneers marker series.
 
Location. 38° 16.767′ N, 112° 38.05′ W. Marker is in Beaver, Utah, in Beaver County. Marker is on North 400 East Street south of East 400 North Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Beaver UT 84713, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pioneer Park (a few steps from this marker); Fort Cameron (approx. 0.4 miles away); Beaver Relief Society Hall (approx. half a mile away); Beaver Opera House (approx. half a
The Beaver Woolen Mills Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 16, 2014
2. The Beaver Woolen Mills Marker
mile away); Beaver Territorial Courthouse (approx. half a mile away); Philo T. Farnsworth (approx. half a mile away); Beaver Stake Tabernacle (approx. 0.6 miles away); Thomas Frazer House (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Beaver.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
The Beaver Woolen Mills Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 16, 2014
3. The Beaver Woolen Mills Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 22, 2014, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 326 times since then and 57 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 22, 2014, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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