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Fur Traders Rendezvous Marker image, Touch for more information
By Duane Hall, May 28, 2013
Fur Traders Rendezvous Marker
Utah (Rich County), Garden City — 74 — Fur Traders Rendezvous
The Rocky Mountain Fur Company, headed by Milton G. Sublette, David E. Jackson and Jedediah S. Smith, conducted a fur trading rendezvous in this vicinity in June-July, 1827, taking 130 bales of beaver furs for shipment to St. Louis by pack train. . . . — Map (db m66970) HM
Utah (Rich County), Garden City — The First Oregon Trail
The first covered wagons came into the Rocky Mts. in 1830, they made their way as far west as Fort Washakie in Wyoming. Efforts were made to find passable wagon trails through the Mountains to the Pacific Coast, which goal was finally reached. At . . . — Map (db m99320) HM
Utah (Rich County), Randolph — Chandler-Price Platen, Treadle Press (circa 1885)
This Chandler-Price platen, treadle press (circa 1885) is the last known piece of equipment once used in the printing business for the Randolph newspaper. The platen, or jobber, press was used to print business cards, envelopes, circulars, . . . — Map (db m149641) HM
Utah (Rich County), Randolph — 127 — Randolph
On March 14, 1870, the first pioneers arrived to establish a settlement in Bear River Valley. The townsite was surveyed in the summer of 1870 and named in honor of Randolph H. Stewart, the first Bishop. Heavy snows, early frosts and Indian troubles . . . — Map (db m149615) HM
Utah (Rich County), Randolph — Randolph
On the 14th of March, 1870, the first settlers came into this valley, responding to a call from the General Authorities of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Coming from St. Charles, Idaho, were: Randolph H. Stewart, Robert and Charles . . . — Map (db m149639) HM
Utah (Rich County), Randolph — RandolphPopulation — 1896~472 • 1996~488 —
Randolph lies in the shadow of the Crawford Mountains against the western foothills of the Upper Bear River between two creeks, Big Creek on the south and Little Creek on the north. In answer to a call from the general authorities of The Church of . . . — Map (db m149640) HM
Utah (Rich County), Randolph — Wilford Woodruff1 March 1807 - 2 September 1898
Born in Connecticut, Wilford Woodruff was a son of Aphek and Beulah (Thompson) Woodruff; he learned the miller's trade and farming from his father. Wilford was a life-long student of scripture. As a teenager he began reading histories and keeping a . . . — Map (db m149638) HM

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