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Historical Markers in Brigham City, Utah

 
Clickable Map of Box Elder County, Utah and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Box Elder County, UT (82) Cache County, UT (39) Davis County, UT (43) Tooele County, UT (26) Weber County, UT (45) Cassia County, ID (38) Oneida County, ID (5) Elko County, NV (59)  BoxElderCounty(82) Box Elder County (82)  CacheCounty(39) Cache County (39)  DavisCounty(43) Davis County (43)  TooeleCounty(26) Tooele County (26)  WeberCounty(45) Weber County (45)  CassiaCountyIdaho(38) Cassia County (38)  OneidaCounty(5) Oneida County (5)  ElkoCountyNevada(59) Elko County (59)
Brigham City is the county seat for Box Elder County
Brigham City is in Box Elder County
      Box Elder County (82)  
ADJACENT TO BOX ELDER COUNTY
      Cache County (39)  
      Davis County (43)  
      Tooele County (26)  
      Weber County (45)  
      Cassia County, Idaho (38)  
      Oneida County, Idaho (5)  
      Elko County, Nevada (59)  
 
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1 Utah, Box Elder County, Brigham City — 482 — A Pioneer Home
The Knudsen cabin, built by Porter Squires for Wilhelm and Laura Amelia Knudsen in 1855, was one of the first permanent structures in Brigham City. Located on the corner of First East and First South, the original cabin was 14' x 18'. It had a loft . . . Map (db m240501) HM
2 Utah, Box Elder County, Brigham City — 55 — Box Elder Fort
Site number 55 In July 1853 Brigham Young ordered the people settled in the Brigham City vicinity, construct another fort to provide protection from the Indians. This fort extended North and South about 15 rods and East and West about 8 rods. . . . Map (db m240494) HM
3 Utah, Box Elder County, Brigham City — 74 — Brigham City Co-Op
SITE NUMBER 74 Brigham City was the first important Mormon community to organize fistle for cooperative activity under a system later incorporated in the United Order of 1874. Approximately 30 or 40 industry branches were established with the . . . Map (db m240503) HM
4 Utah, Box Elder County, Brigham City — 11 — Brigham City Co-op StoreBuilt 1890 — Brigham City Historic Tour —
The mercantile store was the last building constructed for the Brigham City Co-op. Three years after the store opened, a fire broke out. Financial losses from the fire shut down the business a year before the cooperative organization closed. . . . Map (db m105251) HM
5 Utah, Box Elder County, Brigham City — Brigham City Fire Station/City Hall
Constructed in 1909 at a cost of about $7000, this building original housed the city fire department on the main floor and city offices on the second floor. It also had a jail in the southeast corner and "hobo apartments" in the basement. This was . . . Map (db m105252) HM
6 Utah, Box Elder County, Brigham City — 18 — Bushnell Hospital/Intermountain Indian School — Brigham City Historic Tour —
In 1942, Bushnell General Hospital was built in Brigham City by the federal government to treat World War II wounded. The hospital closed in 1946 after 13,000 army personnel were treated there. In 1950, the Bureau of Indian Affairs coverted . . . Map (db m240490) HM
7 Utah, Box Elder County, Brigham City — 22 — Call's Fort
This monument marks the S.E. corner of fort built by Anson Call and associates in 1855 under direction of President Brigham Young as protection against Indians. The fort was the most northerly outpost in Utah. It was one hundred twenty feet . . . Map (db m152317) HM
8 Utah, Box Elder County, Brigham City — 69 — Erected in Honor of Brigham Young
In commemoration of the outstanding service he rendered the intermountain west as Patriot, Pioneer, Colonizer, Church leader, and Statesman on this plot of ground Aug 19th, 1877 he delivered his last public address when he organized the Box Elder . . . Map (db m152538) HM
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9 Utah, Box Elder County, Brigham City — 148 — Historic Brigham City Relief Society Granary
In 1876, Harriet Snow, Box Elder Stake Relief Society President, was asked by the LDS General Relief Society President, Emmeline B. Wells, to join with women's groups throughout the LDS Church to gather and store wheat against a time of need from . . . Map (db m240493) HM
10 Utah, Box Elder County, Brigham City — Historical Rail
The first transcontinental railroad, that tied the West to the East with bands of steel, was completed with the driving of the golden spike at Promontory Utah 33 miles west of here May 10, 1869. The railroad was abandoned with the ceremonial . . . Map (db m240499) HM
11 Utah, Box Elder County, Brigham City — Lorenzo Snow Burial Site
Lorenzo Snow was born 3 April, 1814, in Mantua, Ohio, a son of Oliver and Rosetta Snow. He joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in June of 1836 at the age of 22. He crossed the plains, captained his wagon company, and arrived . . . Map (db m240492) HM
12 Utah, Box Elder County, Brigham City — 25 — Pioneer Care Center
The same sun, moon and stars shone over these everlasting hills when old Lake Bonneville's waters reached midway up these mountains. Later, native American hunters roamed these lands which they called Woebequachee. Here they fished Pe- Ogway . . . Map (db m240491) HM
13 Utah, Box Elder County, Brigham City — 1 — The Davis Fort-Built 1851 — Brigham City Historic Tour —
Soon after the first white families settled at Box Elder, they built a temporary fort to protect themselves from Shoshone Indian attacks. The Davis Fort was named after their leader, William Davis and consisted of a row of simple log . . . Map (db m240496) HM
14 Utah, Box Elder County, Brigham City — 4 — Union Pacific Depot-Built 1907 — Brigham City Historic Tour —
4-Union Pacific Depot - Built 1907 The depot served thousands of train passengers over the years. The trains also handled shipments of coal locally grown produce and mail. During World War II, a track was installed between the depot . . . Map (db m240498) HM
 
 
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Apr. 21, 2024