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Near Kanab in Kane County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Honeymoon Trail

 
 
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By Bill Kirchner, May 18, 2016
1. Honeymoon Trail Marker
Inscription. From 1877 to 1927, members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints traveled this route to be united in eternal marriage in the St. George Utah Temple. Thus, the route was named the “Honeymoon Trail.”

Families came from Arizona and parts of New Mexico, crossing at Lee's Ferry. From here, the trail enters Kanab, Utah, proceed to Pipe Spring, the Rock Canyon Dugway, down Hurricane Cliffs, through Fort Pearce, and then on the St. George.

Located 1/4-mile west of this marker is Navajo Wells, a natural spring which supplied water to travelers, their horses and oxen.
 
Erected 2015 by the Red Rock Chapter of the Sons of Utah Pioneers and the Kane Company of the Daughters of Utah Pioneers. (Marker Number 228.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of Utah Pioneers, and the Sons of Utah Pioneers marker series.
 
Location. 37° 2.059′ N, 112° 15.614′ W. Marker is near Kanab, Utah, in Kane County. Marker can be reached from U.S. 89 at milepost 49. Touch for map. Marker is 15.2 miles east of Kanab. Take gravel road, just past milepost 49, 0.4 miles south to monument. Marker is in this post office area: Kanab UT 84741, United States of America.
 
Related markers.
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By Bill Kirchner, May 18, 2016
2. Honeymoon Trail Marker
Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
 
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Honeymoon Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, May 18, 2016
3. Honeymoon Trail Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 1, 2016, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 378 times since then and 67 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 1, 2016, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.
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