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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 (44) Box Elder County, UT (67) Cache County, UT (39) Davis County, UT (38) Morgan County, UT (2) Rich County, UT (7) Tooele County, UT (26)  WeberCounty(44) Weber County (44)  BoxElderCounty(67) Box Elder County (67)  CacheCounty(39) Cache County (39)  DavisCounty(38) Davis County (38)  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 (67)  
      Cache County (39)  
      Davis County (38)  
      Morgan County (2)  
      Rich County (7)  
      Tooele County (26)  
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1 Utah, 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
2 Utah, Weber County, Marriott-Slaterville — 13 — Defense Depot OgdenMarriott-Slaterville City Historical Marker
Around 1940, approximately 1,139 acres from the pioneer settlements of Marriott, Harrisville, and Slaterville were condemned and seized by the United States for a military base. Broom’s Bench was demolished, Butler’s Pond was filled, and some fifty . . . Map (db m223524) HM
3 Utah, Weber County, Marriott-Slaterville — 11 — Historic Pioneer RoadMarriott-Slaterville City Historical Marker
Pioneer Road connected the historical community of Slaterville east to west. This winding country road was constructed by early pioneers. The road was lined with 19th century and early 20th century homes, along with thriving farms. The Allred, . . . Map (db m223526) HM
4 Utah, Weber County, Marriott-Slaterville — 7 — Hyrum Willard Marriott and Ellen Morris Marriott FarmMarriott-Slaterville City Historical Marker
Hyrum Willard Marriott was the sixth son of John Marriott and Elizabeth Stewart. He married Ellen Morris, a daughter of William Morris. Together they raised a family of four boys and four girls near this site. The family farmed this ground, some of . . . Map (db m223530) HM
5 Utah, Weber County, Marriott-Slaterville — 4 — J. Willard Marriott BirthplaceMarriott-Slaterville City Historical Marker
John Willard Marriott was born near this site on September 17, 1900. He was the second of eight children born to Hyrum Willard Marriott and Ellen Morris. As a youth he worked the family farm and sheep ranch. He loved the open spaces of Marriott . . . Map (db m223561) HM
6 Utah, Weber County, Marriott-Slaterville — 5 — John Marriott and Susannah Fowkes Marriott Home SiteMarriott-Slaterville City Historical Marker
In the 1850s, John Marriott and Susannah Houghton Fowkes established a homestead near this site. They lived in a covered wagon while they made an earthen dugout for shelter. John later constructed the settlement’s first permanent log cabin. He was a . . . Map (db m223559) HM
7 Utah, Weber County, Marriott-Slaterville — 3 — Marriott SchoolMarriott-Slaterville City Historical Marker
In 1868, the first Marriott School was constructed of logs on the corner of 12th Street and 1200 West. Later a brick school building was constructed on this site and operated by Weber School District. The school went through several renovations . . . Map (db m223567) HM
8 Utah, Weber County, Marriott-Slaterville — 2 — Marriott Settlement Meeting HouseMarriott-Slaterville City Historical Marker
John Marriott, an English immigrant and pioneer, permanently settled here in 1855, founding Marriott Settlement or Marriottsville. Other families soon arrived including the Butler, Elmer, Hodson, Morris, and Stanger families. In 1856, the Marriott . . . Map (db m223568) HM
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9 Utah, Weber County, Marriott-Slaterville — 12 — Marriott-Slaterville CityMarriott-Slaterville City Historical Marker
Marriott and Slaterville were unincorporated pioneer settlements in Weber County until the late 1990s. Initially, the citizens of Marriott and Slaterville voted to create Marriott Township and Slaterville Township under the jurisdiction of Weber . . . Map (db m223525) HM
10 Utah, Weber County, Marriott-Slaterville — 10 — Richard & Ann Slater HomeMarriott-Slaterville City Historical Marker
Richard Slater and Ann Corbridge were immigrants from England. Richard served in the Mormon Battalion before relocating his family to Utah as part of the early pioneer movement. In 1852, he acquired land in Slaterville and constructed an adobe home . . . Map (db m223527) HM
11 Utah, Weber County, Marriott-Slaterville — 1 — Rivers' ConfluenceMarriott-Slaterville City Historical Marker
The confluence of the Ogden River and the Weber River has shaped this valley since Lake Bonneville receded. These waters supported the Shoshone people and their native predecessors. The rivers also supported early explorers and trappers, such as . . . Map (db m223570) HM
12 Utah, Weber County, Marriott-Slaterville — 8 — Rose Lawn DairyMarriott-Slaterville City Historical Marker
The Rose Lawn Dairy was one of the largest dairy operations in Weber County. The dairy operated throughout the 20th Century. It was initially operated by the Ekins family, and later operated by the Storrer family through the 1980s when the dairy . . . Map (db m223529) HM
13 Utah, Weber County, Marriott-Slaterville — 9 — Slaterville School and Meeting HouseMarriott-Slaterville City Historical Marker
Located on this site were the Slaterville School and LDS Meeting House. The Slaterville School operated from 1910 into the 1940s, teaching youth from Slaterville Settlement. After the Marriott School was demolished, Slaterville School served . . . Map (db m223528) HM
14 Utah, 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
15 Utah, 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
16 Utah, 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
17 Utah, 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
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18 Utah, Weber County, Ogden — 27 — First Stake Relief Society
(full title: Dedicated to the First Stake Relief Society of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints) Organized by President Brigham Young July 19, 1877. Jane Snyder Richards, President. This building is the first and only Relief . . . Map (db m223578) HM
19 Utah, 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
20 Utah, 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
21 Utah, 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 William J. Stephens in 1880. In 1894 the building was bought by the Eccles Lumber Company. Later . . . Map (db m231278) HM
22 Utah, 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
23 Utah, Weber County, Ogden — 38 — Jane S. RichardsRoad to the 19th Amendment — National Votes for Women Trail —
Addressed 1895 Utah State Constitutional Convention for women's right to vote. Built this former society hall with local women 1902.Map (db m224028) HM
24 Utah, 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
25 Utah, 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
26 Utah, 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
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27 Utah, 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
28 Utah, 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
29 Utah, 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
30 Utah, 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
31 Utah, 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
32 Utah, 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
33 Utah, 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
34 Utah, 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
35 Utah, Weber County, Ogden — Relief Society BuildingOgden City Register of Historic Resources
The Relief Society Building was commissioned by Brigham Young in 1877. Built in classic Gothic style of red brick made in Weber County, it was dedicated on July 19, 1902 by the Weber Stake Relief Society under the direction of Jane Snyder Richards. . . . Map (db m223572) HM
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36 Utah, 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
37 Utah, 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
38 Utah, 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
39 Utah, 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
40 Utah, 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
41 Utah, Weber County, Ogden — 43 — Votes for WomenRoad to the 19th Amendment — National Votes for Women Trail —
Home of Kate S. Hilliard suffragist, child rights & working-class advocate. Nominated for state representative 1902 & 1904.Map (db m223582) HM
42 Utah, 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
43 Utah, 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
44 Utah, 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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Dec. 9, 2023