On East Main Street at 100 East Street, on the left when traveling east on East Main Street.
Circleville was settled in 1864 by a group of pioneers from Sanpete County. The
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints organized a branch, William J. Allred,
Presiding Elder. Land was cultivated and homes erected. In 1865 the Black Hawk . . . — — Map (db m74778) HM
During the Black Hawk War, on November 26, 1865, Ute Chief Tamaritz's band of around twelve warriors raided the thinly populated settlement of Circleville—ill-prepared to defend itself—killing four citizens.
Believing that Paiutes had . . . — — Map (db m154071) HM WM
Front of monument:
Massacred by local Mormon Settlers April 22–24, 1866
during Utah's Black Hawk War (1865–1872)
In remembrance of the innocent who were lost in this place so long ago. None of us can ever hope to describe . . . — — Map (db m154070) HM WM