“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 Emery, Utah

Clickable Map of Emery 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> Emery County, UT (26) Carbon County, UT (39) Grand County, UT (27) San Juan County, UT (47) Sanpete County, UT (67) Sevier County, UT (30) Uintah County, UT (12) Wayne County, UT (18)  EmeryCounty(26) Emery County (26)  CarbonCounty(39) Carbon County (39)  GrandCounty(27) Grand County (27)  SanJuanCounty(47) San Juan County (47)  SanpeteCounty(67) Sanpete County (67)  SevierCounty(30) Sevier County (30)  UintahCounty(12) Uintah County (12)  WayneCounty(18) Wayne County (18)
Castle Dale is the county seat for Emery County
Emery is in Emery County
      Emery County (26)  
      Carbon County (39)  
      Grand County (27)  
      San Juan County (47)  
      Sanpete County (67)  
      Sevier County (30)  
      Uintah County (12)  
      Wayne County (18)  
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1Utah (Emery County), Emery — A Place Nobody Wanted
When the Mormons fled to Utah in 1847, they were looking for a place nobody else wanted. From Salt Lake City, Brigham Young “called” them to colonize towns and cities all over the great West. The last call came August 22, 1877, when . . . Map (db m147829) HM
2Utah (Emery County), Emery — Early Castle Valley
In the 1870s, the Mormon Settlers came east across the Wasatch Plateau to the high mountain deserts of Castle Valley and the San Rafael Swell. It was the last place Mormon colonizer Brigham Young called his people to settle. They were seeking new . . . Map (db m147828) HM
3Utah (Emery County), Emery — Emery LDS ChurchUtah Historic Site
The Emery LDS Church, built 1898-1900, is the oldest remaining religious building in Emery County. The construction technique, a wood frame sheathed with clapboard and lined with adobe bricks, is distinctive and unusual for turn-of-the-century . . . Map (db m147830) HM
4Utah (Emery County), Emery — Outlaw Country
This is outlaw country! Hidden deep in these canyons, Butch Cassidy, Elza Lay, Flat Nose George, Kid Curry, Joe Walker, and others eluded the lawmen who pursued them in the late 1800s. In the 1850s Chief Wakara escaped into these badlands with as . . . Map (db m80465) HM
5Utah (Emery County), Emery — 142 — The Tunnel Builders
From 1885 to 1889, the pioneers who located on the Muddy three miles north east from the town of Emery, built in their poverty a tunnel 1200 feet long through blue slate rock to bring water to the town. Their only tools were pick and shovel and . . . Map (db m147840) HM
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Nov. 30, 2022