“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 Cottonwood Heights, Utah

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Salt Lake City is the county seat for Salt Lake County
Cottonwood Heights is in Salt Lake County
      Salt Lake County (237)  
      Davis County (34)  
      Morgan County (2)  
      Summit County (9)  
      Tooele County (26)  
      Utah County (116)  
      Wasatch County (1)  
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1Utah (Salt Lake County), Cottonwood Heights — AgricultureBig Cottonwood Canyon Trail
During their first 20-plus years in the Salt Lake Valley, people who settled this area did so at the mouth of Big Cottonwood Canyon. They depended on the sawmills and later the mines as a means of support. Following the joining of the . . . Map (db m123647) HM
2Utah (Salt Lake County), Cottonwood Heights — Cedar TreeBig Cottonwood Canyon Trail
The lone cedar tree, located east of here, was planted by Leander Neri Bulter at the birth of his daughter, Eva, in 1894. This cedar is one of the earliest trees planted in the area. Leander Neri Butler was the son of Leander Butler. Leander Butler . . . Map (db m123713) HM
3Utah (Salt Lake County), Cottonwood Heights — Early Monuments
In 1915, the first marker to commemorate the arrival of the Mormon pioneers to the Salt Lake Valley was a large, wooden cross. The wooden cross was replaced in 1921 with the obelisk monument you see in front of you. This spot is . . . Map (db m171245) HM
4Utah (Salt Lake County), Cottonwood Heights — Ern and Molly Green CabinBig Cottonwood Canyon Trail
Ernest Green was the son of Alvin Washington Green and Alice Maria Jane White. His family lived on the hillside northwest of the “Old Mill.” His wife, Molly, was the daughter of Neri Bulter and Mary Elizabeth McGhie. During the early . . . Map (db m123712) HM
5Utah (Salt Lake County), Cottonwood Heights — Granite-Butler ChurchBig Cottonwood Canyon Trail
On July 1, 1877, the Granite Ward of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was created. The residents of both the Granite and Butlerville communities were included. Since most of the people were settling near the mouth of the two canyons, . . . Map (db m123706) HM
6Utah (Salt Lake County), Cottonwood Heights — MiningBig Cottonwood Canyon Trail
In the early 1860s, mining took off in the Salt Lake Valley. Many mining claims were filed in Little Cottonwood Canyon, and the town of Emmaville sprang up as a halfway camping ground for the miners and ore haulers. The town was located at the . . . Map (db m123707) HM
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7Utah (Salt Lake County), Cottonwood Heights — 44 — Native American VillageRepresentational Structure
The landscapes you see in our Native American Village represent the diversity of our state. The redrock “sandstone” represents the tribes of the Navajo and Piute people. The granite, grass, and stream represent the tribes of the Ute, Goshute, and . . . Map (db m184969) HM
8Utah (Salt Lake County), Cottonwood Heights — Silica BedsBig Cottonwood Canyon Trail
In the foothills above Wasatch Boulevard, north of the mouth of Big Cottonwood Canyon, is an area that was known as the “Silica Beds.” In 1910 the Utah Fireclay Company opened a mine at that location. Silica and clay were needed to make . . . Map (db m123710) HM
9Utah (Salt Lake County), Cottonwood Heights — South Butler SchoolBig Cottonwood Canyon Trail
The South Butlerville School was build about 1892 at 2235 East on the north side of Creek Road (8200 South). The school was built of brick, and the foundation was granite rock. Using a team of horses and a wagon, David Alma Proctor hauled the rock . . . Map (db m123646) HM
10Utah (Salt Lake County), Cottonwood Heights — Stairs Hydroelectric Power Plant
The Stairs Project was built in 1894-96 as the first hydroelectric power plant to provide electricity to Salt Lake City. It was also one of the first plants in Utah to transmit power long distance, using alternating current rather than direct . . . Map (db m35307) HM
11Utah (Salt Lake County), Cottonwood Heights — 48 — This Is The Place Monuments
The first marker to commemorate the arrival of the Mormon pioneers into the Salt Lake Valley was a wooden cross. The eight foot post carried the name “Brigham Young.” The crosspiece said "This is the place.” In 1921, the wooden . . . Map (db m171337) HM
12Utah (Salt Lake County), Cottonwood Heights — Tithing HouseBig Cottonwood Canyon Trail
Mormon pioneers followed their church's teachings of donating one-tenth of their annual increase to the Church. Because cash was scarce, people most often paid their tithing with goods they had grown or produced. The contributions were collected and . . . Map (db m123708) HM
13Utah (Salt Lake County), Cottonwood Heights — Welcome to the Cottonwood Heights Historic WalkBig Cottonwood Canyon Trail
The history of Cottonwood Heights is quite unique. Unlike so many of the older cities in Salt Lake County, our city is comprised of areas that were once several different communities. Among these were Cottonwood, Big Cottonwood, Butler, Union, . . . Map (db m123643) HM
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14Utah (Salt Lake County), Cottonwood Heights — Your Roots
Can you smell bacon frying and the bread rising in the cookhouse over yonder? This area was filled with the smells and sounds of a growing, working, city. This rock-quarrying tent camp exploded into a town of more than fifty buildings and . . . Map (db m171343) HM
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Sep. 29, 2022