“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Weber County, Utah

Clickable Map of Weber County, Utah and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Weber County, UT (28) Box Elder County, UT (66) Cache County, UT (39) Davis County, UT (34) Morgan County, UT (2) Rich County, UT (7) Tooele County, UT (26)  WeberCounty(28) Weber County (28)  BoxElderCounty(66) Box Elder County (66)  CacheCounty(39) Cache County (39)  DavisCounty(34) Davis County (34)  MorganCounty(2) Morgan County (2)  RichCounty(7) Rich County (7)  TooeleCounty(26) Tooele County (26)
Ogden is the county seat for Weber County
Adjacent to Weber County, Utah
      Box Elder County (66)  
      Cache County (39)  
      Davis County (34)  
      Morgan County (2)  
      Rich County (7)  
      Tooele County (26)  
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1Utah, Weber County, Liberty — 328 — Liberty
Liberty was once called Little Valley by the Ute Indian Chief, Little Soldier. The first white men to visit this locality were trappers for Hudson Bay Fur Company, 1825. Here the Moroni Campbell family spent the winter of 1859, followed by other . . . Map (db m149614) HM
2Utah, Weber County, Ogden — Belmont Building
Stylistically identical to the Nicholas Building to the west is the smaller complex at 208-210 25th Street. Built in 1908 the simple design features the same brick and transom detailing as the adjoining structure. The building was recently restored . . . Map (db m81040) HM
3Utah, Weber County, Ogden — 112 — Captain James Brown
Marker on Left: Captain James Brown Captain James Brown, Pioneer, Soldier and one of the founders of Ogden, enlisted in the Mormon Battalion of the U. S. Army in the Mexican War, July 16, 1846, at Council Bluffs, Iowa, and was made . . . Map (db m149971) HM
4Utah, Weber County, Ogden — Creston HotelGrand Pacific Restaurant
Prior to the construction of this building, there stood a two-story school building holding classes in the 1870’s. William W. Burton was Master and Mrs. Frosham the assistant.
Map (db m81139) HM
5Utah, Weber County, Ogden — Davenport Saloon
Built in 1901, this unaltered two-story brick building housed the Joseph Rogerson Restaurant and the J.E. Davenport and Co. Saloon. It was one of scores of buildings built to accommodate the crowds of travelers brought to Ogden by the Railroad. . . . Map (db m81048) HM
6Utah, Weber County, Ogden — Fort Buenaventura (1845)Browns's Fort (1850)
Miles Goodyear, born in Connecticut in 1817, migrated at age 19 to the west during the era of the fur traders. In 1845 he established Fort Buenaventura (Good Adventure) near the confluence of the Weber and Ogden Rivers. His stockade included a few . . . Map (db m171266) HM
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7Utah, Weber County, Ogden — French BoxcarOgden Union Station
During World War I and II army troops were transported around France in trains. Troops were frequently loaded into boxcars which were boldly stenciled with their carrying capacity: “Hommes 40-Cheveaux 8” (40 men or 8 horses). The . . . Map (db m81036) HM
8Utah, Weber County, Ogden — Gasberg Building278 - 25th Street
This building was constructed circa. 1891. The property came into possession of the James O. Stephens family in 1870 and was deeded to Solomon C. and Willian J. Stephens in 1880. In 1894 the building was bought by the Eccles Lumber Company. Later . . . Map (db m81138) HM
9Utah, Weber County, Ogden — Harry Jordan’s Cigar Shop232-234 - 25th Street
This building was constructed circa. 1893. The owners during this time period included Patrick H. Gallagher and William C. Warren, a loan officer and former real estate agent. The building replaced an earlier adobe and frame structure that was built . . . Map (db m144346) HM
10Utah, Weber County, Ogden — 3 — Jedediah Strong Smith
Outstanding explorer, Trapper, Trader and devout Christian. Came to Utah with Wm. H. Ashley's expedition in 1824. Started first successful overland journey through Utah to the pacific coast from this vicinity August 22, 1826. Substantially . . . Map (db m149967) HM
11Utah, Weber County, Ogden — N - 52 — John Moses Browning HomeUtah Historic Site
Home constructed of sandstone blocks and red bricks. Completed in 1900. Built for John Moses Browning --- world famous gun maker. Architect Sam Whittaker. Purchased by Y.W.C.A. of Ogden in 1949Map (db m48981) HM
12Utah, Weber County, Ogden — Kansas City Liquor House253 - 25th Street
This building was constructed circa. 1890. The Eccles Lumber Company owned the property from 1892 until 1908, when they sold it to William H. Gampton. The Gampton family owned the property until 1924. Other owners included Reuben Kaplan, James C. . . . Map (db m81156) HM
13Utah, Weber County, Ogden — London Ice Cream Parlor
Of the many interesting commercial buildings on Lower 25th Street, this two-story structure known only by its faded inscription plaque, “London Ice Cream” may be the oldest and certainly one of the most architecturally significant . . . Map (db m81046) HM
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14Utah, Weber County, Ogden — 113 — Lorin Farr
Marker on Left: Lorin Farr Lorin Farr, Utah Pioneer of 1847, one of the founders of Ogden, established Farr's Fort in 1850, assistant in laying out the city and organized its first government. In 1851, he became the first mayor, . . . Map (db m149969) HM
15Utah, Weber County, Ogden — Major Drug Company
Built in 1908, 170-174 25th Street is a commercial vernacular structure constructed of brick. the vernacular storefront was divided into three bays for various uses. The three storefronts originally housed the Major Drug Company, (1908-1919), . . . Map (db m81038) HM
16Utah, Weber County, Ogden — Nicholas Building
Built in 1908, this three-story structure is commercial Victorian architectural style. Its facade remains intact with a corbeled cornice and rusticated stone pilasters. The original stone inscription, “Gomer A. Nicholas,” as the leaded . . . Map (db m81039) HM
17Utah, Weber County, Ogden — 44 — Ogden Canyon Toll Gate
805 feet North of this site was located the toll gate established November 15, 1860 by Lorin Farr and Isaac Goodale, builders of the first road through Ogden Canyon. From 1865 to 1882 it was operated by the Ogden Canyon Road Company with the . . . Map (db m149973) HM
18Utah, Weber County, Ogden — 416 — Ogden City Wall
In 1854 Ogden pioneers built a rock and mud wall a mile square along 28th Street, Wall Avenue and 21st Street. Madison Avenue was not completed because the Indians became peaceful. The eight foot wall had a six foot base, a 31 inch top and four . . . Map (db m81035) HM
19Utah, Weber County, Ogden — N-53 — Ogden Union DepotUtah Historic Site
Original building, completed in 1889, destroyed by fire in 1923. Present building constructed 1924 on the original foundation. Architects: John & Donald Parkinson of Los Angeles Marker placed 1973.Map (db m81034) HM
20Utah, Weber County, Ogden — 72 — Pierre-Jean De SmetPriest of the Society of Jesus 1801-1873 — Courageous Missionary to the American Indians 1838-1868 —
Father De Smet became well acquainted with the region of the Great Salt Lake, and gave much valuable information to Brigham Young and the Mormon Pioneers while they were at Winter Quarters, Nebraska, in November, 1846.Map (db m150039) HM
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21Utah, Weber County, Ogden — The Livingston Confectionary268-270 - Historic 25th Street
This building was constructed at the beginning of the 1900s as a three story structure with commercial space on the first floor and boarding rooms on the second and third floors. The owner at the time of construction (circa. 1901) appears to have . . . Map (db m81133) HM
22Utah, Weber County, Ogden — The Palace Billiard Hall272 - 25th Street
This building was constructed circa. 1888 by James O. Stephens and was one of several buildings constructed during this time period by members of the Stephens family on the north side of the 200 block of 25th Street (e.g. 260, 274 and 278). The . . . Map (db m81134) HM
23Utah, Weber County, Ogden — The Solomon C. Stephens Building260 - 25th Street
This building was constructed circa. 1888 by Solomon C. Stephens. The family owned land and constructed several commercial buildings on the north side of the 200 Block of 25th Street. Stephens owned the property until 1895 when it was sold to the . . . Map (db m81051) HM
24Utah, Weber County, Ogden — Union Restaurant and Switch European Lodgings
One of the oldest and least disturbed buildings in the 25th Street Historic District is this two-story brick vernacular store built in 1888. The simply corbeled cornice and segmentally arched window bays with stone keys are the only attempts at . . . Map (db m81050) HM
25Utah, Weber County, Ogden — Utah Trunk Factory241-243 - 25th Street
This building was constructed circa. 1915. The site was the original location of the ZCMI Granary, which was built on the lot before 1884. The eastern wall of the building was constructed in 1890 as a common wall with the building which stood where . . . Map (db m81158) HM
26Utah, Weber County, Ogden — Watkins Grocery and Cranshaw Photography
The two-story, commercial vernacular structure at 215-17 - 25th Street was built in approximately 1895. It housed the Frank R. Watkins Grocery, Mrs. Vina Creamer’s Rooms, the Nevada Rooms, and in 1951 the Seven-Up Bottling Company. The . . . Map (db m81160) HM
27Utah, Weber County, Ogden — ZCMI Co-op Building1871 - 1888
Official outlet of ZCMI (Zion’s Co-operative Mercantile Institution) (illegible) “America’s First Department Store.” This wall is all that remains of the building at this site which was a whole . . . Map (db m81157) HM
28Utah, Weber County, Weber — Martin Henderson HarrisSept. 29, 1820 - Feb. 14, 1889
Outstanding pioneer, Harrisville's first permanent settler, first school teacher, first presiding Elder, nephew of Martin Harris, Book of Mormon witness. Missionary to Salmon River and Eastern States. County Road Commissioner, surveyed road through . . . Map (db m57855) HM
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Jan. 27, 2023