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Monticello in San Juan County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Monticello

 
 
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By Bill Kirchner, May 19, 2016
1. Monticello Marker
Inscription. March 12, 1887 Frederick I. Jones, Farley R. Butt, Charles E. Walton and George A. Adams came here to start the L.D.S. Blue Mountain Mission. After their families arrived they camped at Verdure the first summer. In 1888 the families of M. Peterson, W.E. Hyde, Wm. Adams, and J.E. Rogerson came. This square was the activity center with a sports area, bowery, log relief society room and a co-op store. A log house built in 1888 stood 125 ft. west and was used for church, school and recreation.
 
Erected 1955 by Monticello Camp, Daughters of Utah Pioneers, San Juan County, Utah. (Marker Number 212.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of Utah Pioneers marker series.
 
Location. 37° 52.245′ N, 109° 20.563′ W. Marker is in Monticello, Utah, in San Juan County. Marker is on South Main Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 165 South Main Street, Monticello UT 84535, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sod Roof Cabin (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Cowboy Tack Shed (about 300 feet away); Old Log Church
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By Bill Kirchner, May 19, 2016
2. Monticello Marker
(about 300 feet away); Log Cabin (about 300 feet away); Hyland Hotel (about 700 feet away); Verdure (approx. 5.9 miles away); Newspaper Rock (approx. 12.6 miles away).
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Monticello Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, May 19, 2016
3. Monticello Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 10, 2016, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 333 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 10, 2016, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.
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