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By Bill Kirchner, June 16, 2014
Beaver Opera House Marker
Utah (Beaver County), Beaver — N-404 — Beaver Opera House
The Beaver Opera House, built between 1908 and 1909, helped mark the beginning of the local citizens’ desire to build a “New Beaver” that would be the envy of other communities. The board of directors of the opera house were quoted as . . . — Map (db m1429) HM
Utah (Beaver County), Beaver — N-603 — Beaver Relief Society HallUtah Historic Site
Built in 1896, the Beaver Relief Society Hall is one of only two buildings in Beaver associated with the Relief Society, the organization for women in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The building was used for general gathering . . . — Map (db m75580) HM
Utah (Beaver County), Beaver — 64 — Beaver Stake Tabernacle
On this site in 1865-66 a tabernacle was erected by the pioneers. Built of local brick, lumber and stone. It was of pioneer architecture with a large assembly hall, gallery, full basement, a tower and large bell. This building was used for church . . . — Map (db m75614) HM
Utah (Beaver County), Beaver — 570 — Beaver Territorial Courthouse
Beaver Territorial Courthouse is considered one of the finest examples of Pioneer architecture. The architect, K.A. Kletting, designed the building in the Queen Ann style with Victorian overtones. The courthouse was constructed under the direction . . . — Map (db m75581) HM
Utah (Beaver County), Beaver — Early Sawed Log Farm Cabin(circa 1890-1900)
This early sawed log farm cabin (circa 1890-1900) was relocated to this site from the small hamlet of Manderfield located 5 miles north of Beaver. Manderfield was known as Indian Creek in pioneer days. The Beaver Chapter of the sons of The Utah . . . — Map (db m127201) HM
Utah (Beaver County), Beaver — Enoch E. Cowdell HouseUtah Historic Site
The Enoch E. Cowdell house, named after the original owner, was constructed around 1873 with a hall parlor type floor plan. Although the hall parlor was one of the earliest housing types in Utah, it continued to be a popular floor plan (particularly . . . — Map (db m75572) HM
Utah (Beaver County), Beaver — 67 — Fort Cameron(Located 2 miles east)
Established as the post of Beaver, May 15, 1872, by the 8th U.S. Infantry, Major John D. Wilkins, commanding. The military reservation, declared May 12, 1873, comprised two and two-thirds square miles. The name was changed July 1, 1874, to Fort . . . — Map (db m75575) HM
Utah (Beaver County), Beaver — 327 — Fort Cameron - Murdock Academy
In 1872-73 a two and two-thirds mile square, protective military reservation was established following the request of C.M. Hawley, Associate Justice, Utah Territory. Built of native rock and lumber, it received 250 troops Sept. 7, 1873, Major John . . . — Map (db m75578) HM
Utah (Beaver County), Beaver — Beaver-1 — Grimshaw HomeUtah Historic Homes
Built By: Duckworth Grimshaw, 1877 Registered By: The Harley Fotheringhams, 1/12/72 Construction Notes Original Portion Built of Black Volcanic Rock — Map (db m75574) HM
Utah (Beaver County), Beaver — Joseph Tattersall HouseUtah Historic Site
The house was built c. 1877 for Joseph Tattersall, an early settler of Beaver City. It is a one-and-a-half-story tall building constructed of black rock--a hard, dense volcanic stone that is commonly found in the nearby foothills in small . . . — Map (db m75573) HM
Utah (Beaver County), Beaver — 68 — Lee’s Ranch Indian Raid
Hostile Indians raided a small settlement in this vicinity Oct. 27, 1866, centering their attack on the house where Mr. and Mrs. J.P. Lee, their two daughters, and eight year old son, a young Miss Hall and Joseph Lillywhite were barricaded, fighting . . . — Map (db m75616) HM
Utah (Beaver County), Beaver — Philo T. Farnsworth
Philo Taylor Farnsworth was born August 19, 1906 in a log cabin near Beaver, Utah. At an early age, he became familiar with the various components of the telephone and the gramaphone. By age 12, he had a thorough understanding of electronics. In . . . — Map (db m1421) HM
Utah (Beaver County), Beaver — 147 — Pioneer First Camp Ground
Near this site, Feb. 6, 1856, in zero weather, Beaver pioneers made their first camp. Prior to this, the land had been rejected as unfit for cultivation, but the amount of water available gave courage. At a mass meeting in Parowan some of the more . . . — Map (db m75615) HM
Utah (Beaver County), Beaver — Pioneer Park
Dedicated to the memory of the valiant pioneers who erected the first woolen mills in Southern Utah in 1870. It was a busy mecca, with wagons coming and going from all over the State with their goods to trade. — Map (db m75576) HM
Utah (Beaver County), Beaver — 31 — The Beaver Woolen Mills(Incorporated 1869)
On this site in 1870, in a three story building, 60 x 120 feet, the first Woolen Mills in Southern Utah operated. Machinery was brought here from New England by railroad and wagon. John Ashworth and others schooled in England in the art of wool . . . — Map (db m75577) HM
Utah (Beaver County), Beaver — N-211 — Thomas Frazer HouseUtah Historic Site
This house was constructed in three sections by Thomas Frazer, the local stonemason, as his own home. The middle section (1870) and the east section (1872) are built of black basalt. The west section (c. 1890) is constructed of pink tuf. Thomas . . . — Map (db m75570) HM
Utah (Beaver County), Cove Fort — 6 — Cove Fort
Completed April 12, 1867, by direction of Brigham Young, with L.D.S. Church funds, as a travelers way station and refuge from Indians. Ira N. Hinckley built and maintained it as a hostelry and residence until 1877. A well within the fort provided . . . — Map (db m75519) HM
Utah (Beaver County), Cove Fort — Fort WilldenA Farm and Way Station
The first settlers in this area were the family of Charles W. and Eleanor Willden. They were English converts to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints who had come to Utah in 1849. Because Charles was an iron worker, Brigham Young called . . . — Map (db m75518) HM
Utah (Beaver County), Frisco — 268 — Frisco
A typical mining town at the foot of the San Francisco Mountain was fed by the fabulously rich Horn Silver Mine. By 1885 over $60,000,000 in zinc, copper, lead, silver, and gold were hauled away by mule train and the Utah Central Railroad. Water was . . . — Map (db m78264) HM
Utah (Box Elder County), Beaver Dam — 334 — Hansen Cooperative Dairy
The Box Elder Cooperative Association was established in 1867 -68 by Lorenzo Snow, under direction of Brigham Young. In 1871 a dairy, said to be the first in Utah, was built south of Beaver Dam, near a cold water spring, Christian Hansen, operator. . . . — Map (db m44467) HM
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
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
Utah (Box Elder County), Brigham City — Chinese ArchA Monument in Limestone
Ancient Lake Bonneville once covered this area, including the flanks of Promontory Range. The waves washing against the ancient shore eroded fault-fractured rocks, creating the arch in the 300-million-year-old Oquirrh Formation. More than . . . — Map (db m69125) HM
Utah (Box Elder County), Collingston — Hampton's Bear River Crossing
Ford was used by Indians, Fur Tappers and Mountain Men. About 1853 Ben Hampton and Wm. Godbe operated a ferry for emigrant traffic. The site became a "home station" successively for stages of Oliver & Conniver, Ben Holladay, and Wells-Fargo. About . . . — Map (db m105494) HM
Utah (Box Elder County), Collingston — HSLC UT-8 — Hensley/Salt Lake Cutoff - Hampton Ford
"...we came to Bear River Crossing, ... There has been a ferry established here all summer until the later week, when the waters have become so much fallen that it renders it useless The river is now about 150 ft. wide, an average depth of 2 1/2 . . . — Map (db m105495) HM
Utah (Box Elder County), Corinne — 10 Miles of Track
10 miles of track, laid in one day. April 28th 1869 — Map (db m100050) HM
Utah (Box Elder County), Corinne — BBU-7 — Bidwell/Bartleson Trail - Monument PointFirst Overland Emigrant Party
"We now skirted the north end of the lake, sometimes traveling in a valley and again along the shore of the lake where the mountains jutted down nearly to its shores." -- Nicholas "Cheyenne" Dawson, narrative, August 26, 1841 — Map (db m105300) HM
Utah (Box Elder County), Corinne — Big Fill Trail
Look down this path toward the sharp V-shaped notch in the shoulder of the mountainside ahead. Walking the Big Fill Trail, you can still see some of the violent fury of the final days of the race to Promontory, carved into unyielding limestone. . . . — Map (db m80953) HM
Utah (Box Elder County), Corinne — Centre Siding1879-1899
Mile 762.7 from San Francisco Information about this siding is limited to ambiguous notations amending Central Pacific RR survey plats and profiles. Onsite investigations have revealed no evidence of occupation. — Map (db m105299) HM
Utah (Box Elder County), Corinne — Competition 1869
Lacking precise instructions from Congress as to where to meet, and spurred by financial rewards for building grade, both railroad companies prepared railbed past each other for 250 miles. No parallel track was ever laid. Promontory Summit was . . . — Map (db m80934) HM
Utah (Box Elder County), Corinne — Corinne - Pioneer Railroad Town
Looking toward the immediate completion of the first Transcontinental Railroad, Corinne Townsite was laid out in the Spring of 1869. Railroad Financiers, Real Estate Promoters, Businessmen & Gambling Sharks, launched a boom to make Corinne the . . . — Map (db m117001) HM
Utah (Box Elder County), Corinne — Corinne Methodist Episcopal Church
1870 This is the oldest extant Protestant Church building in Utah. It was dedicated by Chaplin C.C. McCabe and Reverend G.M. Peirce on September 20, 1870 — Map (db m105257) HM
Utah (Box Elder County), Corinne — 229 — Corinne Opera House
On this site the Corinne Opera House, for many years the largest recreation center in Utah outside of Salt Lake City, was erected in 1879. Built of red pine lumber with square nails, the leading stock companies, California bound on the new railroad, . . . — Map (db m105258) HM
Utah (Box Elder County), Corinne — Jubilation Coast to Coast
For four years Americans closely followed the progress of the Pacific railroad in their newspapers, anxious to see it completed. By May 1869, intense attention was focused on this desolate corner of northern Utah. The entire country was eager for . . . — Map (db m80933) HM
Utah (Box Elder County), Corinne — Last Spike DrivenNoon…Monday…May 10th, 1869
A rough crowd had gathered at the far set of tracks 15 yards ahead. Six million spikes and six years’ work lay behind them. Now, only one section of rails was left undone. The honor of ceremonially “finishing” the Pacific railroad with a . . . — Map (db m80931) HM
Utah (Box Elder County), Corinne — May 10, 1869
With an officer of the Twenty-first U.S. Infantry posed on the completed tracks and men of his regiment behind him, dignitaries of the Union Pacific Railroad stand for a photograph. Dr. Thomas C. Durant, Union Pacific Vice-President, is seen , at . . . — Map (db m80940) HM
Utah (Box Elder County), Corinne — May 9, 1869
In this photo, taken one day before the transcontinental line was completed, a 30-foot gap in the railroad remained. A tent town quickly grew around the Last Spike Site, and two of the first businesses, the Restaurant and the Red Cloud Saloon can be . . . — Map (db m80939) HM
Utah (Box Elder County), Corinne — Monument
Mile 748.6 from San Francisco Monument was little more than a siding and wye for the railroad, with little evidence remaining today of the railroad era. Its name came from Monument Point, a prominent landform visible from here. Photos from . . . — Map (db m105301) HM
Utah (Box Elder County), Corinne — Presbyterian Centennial1869 - 1969
The Presbyterian work in Utah began at Corinne June 11, 1969 under Rev. Melancthon Hughes, sent here by Rev. Sheldon Jackson, missionary and educator. This bell was later given to the first congregation. In the first century, the Presbyterians . . . — Map (db m105261) HM
Utah (Box Elder County), Corinne — Rozel1869-1942
Mile 765.0 from San Francisco This site was christened Victory on April 28, 1869 when Central Pacific Workers rested for lunch after laying six miles of track during the famous laying of ten miles of track in a day. The site was later named . . . — Map (db m105297) HM
Utah (Box Elder County), Corinne — September 1869
The transcontinental railroad was a commercial link which opened new markets and figuratively united the nation with bands of rail. Seen here are Union Pacific Railroad fruit cars en route to California to be loaded with perishables for Eastern . . . — Map (db m80938) HM
Utah (Box Elder County), Corinne — September 1869
Four months after completion, Promontory was a notorious boomtown composed of hotels, saloons, and gambling tents with a few stores and shops. Transcontinental passengers changed trains here until mid-1870. Many were victimized by resident gamblers . . . — Map (db m80942) HM
Utah (Box Elder County), Corinne — September 8, 1942
After the opening of the Lucin Cutoff in 1904, the historic rail line north of the Great Salt Lake was of minimal importance. In 1942 the last spike was ceremonially “undriven” here before a crowd of Union Pacific, Southern Pacific, and . . . — Map (db m80941) HM
Utah (Box Elder County), Corinne — Stairway to Promontory
The cut below you on the Union Pacific grade is a good example of the stair step construction method used by the railroads. The workers were set to grading, scraping and blasting on several different levels of a cut at once. This method increased . . . — Map (db m100047) HM
Utah (Box Elder County), Corinne — The “Orange Special” Wreck
You are now standing on the historic railbed and to your right at the gate that separates the old railbed from the highway, the Southern Pacific covered an old trestle with fill on the steepest grade on the Promontory Mountains. For years helper . . . — Map (db m80956) HM
Utah (Box Elder County), Corinne — The Big Fill
Competing for fame and money, the two railroads constructed over 250 miles of parallel grade. Here the Central Pacific built the Big Fill before Congress gave final construction rights to the Union Pacific. Afterward, the U.P. sold the tracks . . . — Map (db m80957) HM
Utah (Box Elder County), Corinne — The Big Trestle
Lacking time to fill the ravine before you, Union Pacific crews built the bridge shown in the photo. One reporter said that nothing he could write “would convey an idea of the flimsy character of that structure.” You can still see the . . . — Map (db m80958) HM
Utah (Box Elder County), Corinne — 136 — The First Weather Station in Utah
In 1870 the first U.S. Government weather station in Utah was erected on this site by the War Department Signal Service, U.S. Army Division of Telegrams and Reports, for the benefit of commerce. The observer was William W. McElroy. The station was . . . — Map (db m105253) HM
Utah (Box Elder County), Corinne — The Last Cut
By April of 1869, the Union Pacific was working its Mormon and Irish labor forces day and night in order to meet the scheduled deadline for the completion of the railroad. Below you is the last cut made along the transcontinental route. Cuts such as . . . — Map (db m80952) HM
Utah (Box Elder County), Corinne — The Locomotives of Golden Spike - Jupiter
”More representative American locomotives of the period would be difficult to find. Both the Jupiter and 119 were of the eight wheel or 4-4-0 wheel arrangement. This style of engine was so common in the United States that it was called the . . . — Map (db m80965) HM
Utah (Box Elder County), Corinne — The Locomotives of Golden Spike - No. 119
“The original Jupiter and No.119 were scrapped at the turn of the century. Despite their absence, the replica locomotive tell the story of the building and significance of the nation’s first transcontinental railroad. Today’s . . . — Map (db m80966) HM
Utah (Box Elder County), Corinne — Transcontinental RailroadNational Back Country Byway — Rails of History —
Welcome to the Transcontinental Railroad National Back Country Byway. The railroad grade you will be driving represents an epic achievement in American history, linking East to West in a new nation. Today, the landscape looks much the same as it did . . . — Map (db m100000) HM
Utah (Box Elder County), Corinne — Transforming Communication: from Coast to Coast
Not only did the Railroad Act of 1862 lay out a grand plan of connecting the continent by rail, but the legislation called for a communication transformation as well. A telegraph line was to be strung along the transcontinental route ushering in an . . . — Map (db m125276) HM
Utah (Box Elder County), Corinne — Water BellCorinne Historical Society
This bell was brought to Corinne by Hyrum House to warn the community at times when the water was to be shut off. In 1896 it was used to ring in Statehood for the State of Utah. It was rung so hard that day, that it cracked, then was placed on a . . . — Map (db m105255) HM
Utah (Box Elder County), Lucin — Lucin
When the railroads were first moving across the country, they needed water for their steam engines. The Lucin ponds were developed in the 1800’s for this purpose. The water to fill the ponds comes through a pipeline from the Pilot Mountain range, . . . — Map (db m136325) HM
Utah (Box Elder County), Park Valley — Bovine
Mile 691.6 from San Francisco Track-laying crews reached Bovine March 28, 1869 and established a section station. A freight platform was constructed in Bovine in 1885. The site was named after Bovine Mountain located directly north of the . . . — Map (db m105480) HM
Utah (Box Elder County), Park Valley — Historic Lucin
Mile 680.5 from San Francisco Historic Lucin was established as a section station on July 6th, 1875. A nearby rail station originally held the name "Lucin," but the name and the services were relocated here to Historic Lucin. It also served . . . — Map (db m105482) HM
Utah (Box Elder County), Park Valley — Kelton
Mile 734.1 from San Francisco Kelton served as a section station for the Central Pacific Railroad from 1869-1942. The location was originally called Indian Creek but was soon renamed Kelton in honor of a local stockman. The town was built . . . — Map (db m105340) HM
Utah (Box Elder County), Park Valley — Matlin
Mile 712.8 from San Francisco Track laying crews reached the site of Matlin on April 5, 1869. Matlin was used by the railroad from 1869-1904 as a section station. Chinese railroad workers built a small community next to the facilities. . . . — Map (db m105426) HM
Utah (Box Elder County), Park Valley — Medea Siding1899-1906
Mile 686.4 from San Francisco The presence of the RR made vast areas of the rangeland available to ranchers by providing the vital link to civilization. The RR furnished an avenue for supplies and an outlet to numerous markets. This siding . . . — Map (db m105481) HM
Utah (Box Elder County), Park Valley — Old Terrace
Mile 703.5 from San Francisco Old Terrace is a mile east of the population center of Terrace. There was probably never a settlement here, but heavy traffic in and out of Terrance may have required a backup siding. Not many references of Old . . . — Map (db m105430) HM
Utah (Box Elder County), Park Valley — Ombey
Mile 722.6 from San Francisco The railroad siding at Ombey was completed in 1879. Within two years , a section house, tool house, and Chinese bunk and cookhouses had been constructed. The nearby facilities of Gravel Pit were abandoned in favor . . . — Map (db m105344) HM
Utah (Box Elder County), Park Valley — Peplin
Mile 727.3 from San Francisco Peplin was a small temporary occupation. Central Pacific track layers reached this point on April 9, 1869, but the earliest documented use as a siding was 1888. The remains of Peplin siding can be seen in the . . . — Map (db m105341) HM
Utah (Box Elder County), Park Valley — Red Dome Siding1895-1907
Mile 708.5 from San Francisco This siding was built May 30, 1895 to accommodate increased traffic and possibly area ranchers. It appears than no support facilities were constructed at the site. Railroad records indicate that siding . . . — Map (db m105429) HM
Utah (Box Elder County), Park Valley — Romola
Mile 717.6 from San Francisco The railroad siding at Romola was built in 1899 to meet increased rail traffic and the needs of local ranchers. The railroad was used by ranchers and cowboys as a way to move the cattle they raised to market . . . . — Map (db m105347) HM
Utah (Box Elder County), Park Valley — Terrace
Terrace was the largest of the Central Pacific towns built in Utah. It was established in April 1869 as the maintenance and repair headquarters for the entire Salt Lake division. The railroad facilities here included and 8-track switchyard, a . . . — Map (db m105434) HM
Utah (Box Elder County), Park Valley — Terrace Cemetery1869- ca. 1910
As the town grew, so did the cemetery. Accidents, illness, and old age contributed to residents of Terrace being buried here. The cemetery has been slowly deteriorating, but was in fairly good condition until 1986 when vandals stole some of the . . . — Map (db m105433) HM
Utah (Box Elder County), Park Valley — Walden Siding1898-1906
Mile 697.5 from San Francisco This siding, built nearly 30 years after the laying of the track is evidence of ever increasing traffic and constant upgrading and improvement through the years as many as 10 trains a day used the Promontory . . . — Map (db m105479) HM
Utah (Box Elder County), Park Valley — Watercress
Mile 699.8 from San Francisco Following the abandonment of Terrace, Watercress served as a principle freight and siding for area ranchers early in the twentieth century. Railroad documents record the existence of corrals, a barn, a stock . . . — Map (db m105437) HM
Utah (Box Elder County), Promontory — 10 Miles of Track
10 Miles of Track, Laid In One Day. April 28th 1869 — Map (db m4289) HM
Utah (Box Elder County), Promontory — Stephen Tyng MatherJuly 4, 1867 — Jan. 22, 1930
He laid the foundation of the National Park Service, defining and establishing the policies under which its areas shall be developed and conserved unimpaired for future generations. There will never come an end to the good that he has done. — Map (db m126140) HM
Utah (Box Elder County), Promontory — The Southern Pacific MonumentGolden Spike National Historic Site
An Icon Restored In 1965, the National Park Service assumed ownership of the aging monument, which had been damaged by years of weathering and vandalism. The interior had also been severely damaged by ground water that had wicked up into . . . — Map (db m67076) HM
Utah (Box Elder County), Promontory — The Track that United the States
A sharp eye can still pick out the marks of early railroad building along this rugged escarpment, even if the original iron rails and timber ties themselves are gone. These fading remnants tell the story of a daunting engineering . . . — Map (db m69108) HM
Utah (Box Elder County), Promontory Summit — Golden SpikeNational Historic Site
"The last rail is laid, the spike is driven. The Pacific Railroad is completed." Here at Promontory, Utah, at 12:47 P.M. on May 10, 1869, the driving of a Golden Spike completed the first Transcontinental Railroad. Climax of a dramatic . . . — Map (db m133654) HM
Utah (Box Elder County), Snowville — Elinor
Mile 739.1 from San Francisco Elinor was largely uninhabited. It was a long siding, measuring 2,300 feet in length, and was constructed in the early twentieth century to accommodate increased rail traffic. It was possibly also used as a freight . . . — Map (db m105339) HM
Utah (Box Elder County), Snowville — Nella Siding(???)2-19(?)6, 1916-????
Mile 743.6 from San Francisco Nella was an uninhabited siding built(?) in 1902 to serve local ranchers. The siding was removed in 1906, and relaid in 1916. In 191(?) a train car body and freight platform where present. — Map (db m105308) HM
Utah (Box Elder County), Snowville — Seco
Mile 743 from San Francisco The section station at Seco was established in 1873 to accommodate facilities moved from Ten-Mile, another section station three-and-a-half miles east. The work crews and inhabitants of Seco were mainly Chinese. . . . — Map (db m105337) HM
Utah (Box Elder County), Snowville — Ten-Mile
Mile 746.6 from San Francisco Ten-Mile was part of the long, circuitous route around the northern edge of the Great Salt Lake. Dry, inhospitable geography and steep railroad grades requiring helper locomotives in several locations led the . . . — Map (db m105304) HM
Utah (Box Elder County), Willard — Willard BasinElevation 9300’
Land abuse and uncontrolled fire in this basin brought about serious floods. In 1923 and 1936 two lives were lost, homes and valuable farmland were damaged. These lands were left barren and gullied. Recognizing the need to restore this . . . — Map (db m136327) HM
Utah (Cache County), Hyde Park — In Memory Of The Hyde Park Settlers
Erected in honor of those pioneers who helped settle Hyde Park. This Settlement was founded in 1860 by the following list.

William Hyde, William Higgensen, Robert Daines, Lydia Wilkinson, Anthony Metcalf, James Hancey, Armenius Neeley, Thomas . . . — Map (db m44498) HM

Utah (Cache County), Hyrum — Elite HallNational Register of Historic Places
The Elite Hall dance hall, designed by architect K.C. Schaub and constructed in 1917, is significant for its association with community events in the city of Hyrum. Financed by the Hyrum Amusement Company, Elite Hall became the primary dancing and . . . — Map (db m149592) HM
Utah (Cache County), Hyrum — Hyrum SmithFeb. 9, 1800 — June 27, 1844
In whose honor Hyrum City was named in 1860 — Map (db m149780) HM
Utah (Cache County), Hyrum — 55 — The Great Fur Cache
To commemorate an important episode in the early history of the west and to honor the scouts and explorers of earlier days, this monument was erected. In this vicinity in the winter of 1825-26 a cache containing 75 bales of furs, mostly beaver, . . . — Map (db m149775) HM
Utah (Cache County), Logan — 102 North MainLogan Historic Site
This structure is built with beautiful, gray brick that has been well preserved. The two-story flat roofed building has a classical emphasis. The original front entrance of double doors was crowned with a stone engraving depicting a pioneer scene . . . — Map (db m44420) HM
Utah (Cache County), Logan — 141 North MainS.E. Needham Jewelers — Utah Historic Site —
This building, constructed in 1904, was first occupied by John H. Anderson who operated a general merchandise store. The store continued to function until the mid - 1960’s and sold shoes, dry goods, groceries, and clothing. The original owner, Louie . . . — Map (db m44448) HM
Utah (Cache County), Logan — 160 North MainFederal Building — Logan Historic Site —
This large brick structure, built in 1911, is classical in style and virtually unaltered since construction. The top of the building is crowned by a heavy, classic cornice. The front entrance is sided by pilasters and topped with a modified Roman . . . — Map (db m44429) HM
Utah (Cache County), Logan — 19 North MainBluebird Restaurant — Logan Historic Site —
Built c. 1890, this two-story, dark brick structure is crowned with a cream colored Federal-Greek cornice. Below the cornice are three French doors with transoms and small, Latin balconies. Large transom windows at the mezzanine have segmented . . . — Map (db m44424) HM
Utah (Cache County), Logan — 220 West CenterLogan Center Street Historic District
Constructed in 1921, this two-story home is an excellent example of the Prairie School style popular between 1901 and 1925. The early of Frank Lloyd Wright gave rise to the Prairie School style by creating forms that were precise and angular with an . . . — Map (db m44421) HM
Utah (Cache County), Logan — 5 South MainThatcher Brothers Bank & Opera House — Logan Historic Site —
Wells Fargo Bank now occupies the site of the Thatcher Brothers Bank & Opera House, which was constructed in 1890. The Thatcher Brothers Bank was the first one to open in the valley. The Opera House was located on the second floor and could seat 800 . . . — Map (db m44426) HM
Utah (Cache County), Logan — 75 South Main — Utah Historic Site —
This property was owned in the late 1800’s and early 1900’s by Luna Young Thatcher, a daughter of Brigham Young by his first wife. Luna Young Thatcher owned the entire corner and, by all reports, had the area beautifully landscaped. In 1912 the . . . — Map (db m44447) HM
Utah (Cache County), Logan — 99 North Main — Logan Historic Site —
This building was one of the earliest general merchandise stores built in Logan, and it continued as such until 1872. The owner sold the building and his merchandise and joined the historically significant ‘cooperative’ movement sponsored by the . . . — Map (db m44481) HM
Utah (Cache County), Logan — 1 — Bullen Center37 South Main — Utah Historic Site —
This large, two-story, brick building is one of Logan’s early examples of commercial architecture, with some Victorian embellishments added. The building was constructed in 1902 by George W. Thatcher. KVNU, the first radio station in Logan, got it’s . . . — Map (db m45819) HM
Utah (Cache County), Logan — Cache County Court House
Restored in honor of pioneer Logan residents David Eccles 1849-1912 Ellen Stoddard Eccles 1867-1957 David Eccles, a Scottish immigrant to Utah became one of the state’s most prominent business leaders. His extensive enterprises laid the . . . — Map (db m44432) HM
Utah (Cache County), Logan — 9 — Cache County Relic Hall
Erected in 1861 by Hezekiah Thatcher, assisted by Robert Crookston, Robert Murdock and John Hill, who quarried the building stones in Green Canyon and place them in these walls, hand made shingles covered the roof, the building was originally used . . . — Map (db m44436) HM
Utah (Cache County), Logan — 2 — Cache Valley
Known to the Indians as Willow Valley was renamed by fur trappers and traders in the winter of 1825-1826. James Bridger led the first trappers to a winter encampment near here in 1824 towards December 1825. William L. Sublette, in charge of Gen . . . — Map (db m44438) HM
Utah (Cache County), Logan — S-9 — Caine Lyric Theater — Utah Historic Site —
First used as theatre in 1913. Original Owner: George W. Thatcher and B.G. Thatcher Renovation made possible by Utah State University, Thatcher families and community of Logan. — Map (db m44441) HM
Utah (Cache County), Logan — S-20 — David Eccles Home — Utah Historic Site —
Built 1907 of brick and white stone trim for David and Ellen Stoddard Eccles. Architects: Monson & Schaub of Logan. Renovation 1972 by S. Eugene Needham and Christie Smith Needham. — Map (db m44442) HM
Utah (Cache County), Logan — First Dawn To Dusk Flight Across America
Colonel Russell L Maughan of Logan, Utah, made the first daylight flight across the continent on June 23, 1924. Flying solo in a Curtis PW-8 pursuit aircraft, Maughan, then a Lieutenant in the U.S. Air Service, left Mitchell Field, New York, at dawn . . . — Map (db m44451) HM
Utah (Cache County), Logan — First Hospital203 West Center — Utah Historic Site —
This house was built in 1890 for John R. and Bartha Blanchard. In 1903, this building was converted into the first hospital in the Cache Valley with a capacity of seven beds in four rooms. In 1916, it was sold to the Presbyterian Church and used . . . — Map (db m44446) HM
Utah (Cache County), Logan — Julia Budge Nibley House — Logan Historic Site —
Built in 1914 - 15 by Charles W. Nibley for his third wife, Julia Budge, this two story house is an excellent example of the Prairie School style popular in Utah during 1905-25. The house was reportedly designed by Pope and Burton, architects. C.W. . . . — Map (db m44427) HM
Utah (Cache County), Logan — Merlin J. Olsen
Honoring Tradition Securing Our Future MERLIN J OLSEN Aggie All-American September 15,1940 - March 11, 2010 Utah State University’s football field at Romney Stadium as named the Merlin Olsen Field at Romney Stadium on December 5, 2009 by . . . — Map (db m44455) HM
Utah (Cache County), Logan — N - 41 — Old Main BuildingUtah Historic Site
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Utah (Cache County), Logan — 174 — Pioneer Mills of Cache Valley
In 1860 two grist mills were built and operated in this valley. One at Wellsville by Daniel P. Hill and the other at Millville by Esias Edwards and Leroy Kent. The first burrstones obtained from Black Rock, Utah proved to be too soft for grinding so . . . — Map (db m44471) HM
Utah (Cache County), Logan — s-40 — St. Johns Episcopal Church — Utah Historic Site —
Seat of the first Non-Mormon congregation in Cache Valley, 1873. Gothic church and vicarage consecrated 1909. Logan’s first public Library and the Common Room Club housed in the vicarage. — Map (db m44443) HM
Utah (Cache County), Logan — Thatcher-Young Mansion
The Thatcher - Young Mansion was built in 1878 for the banker and industrialist George W. Thatcher and his wife Eunice Caroline (Luna) Young Thatcher. Her brother Brigham Young Jr. lived in it from 1883 - 1885 while he supervised the Brigham Young . . . — Map (db m44440) HM
Utah (Cache County), Logan — 9 — The First Settlers of Logan
The first settlers of Logan encamped near this spot on the bank of the Little Logan early in May 1859 Heads of Families: John R Blanchard, Abraham Caldwell, Griffith Charles, Israel J. Clark, Ann Davis, William Dees, James Demino, Sidney Dibble, . . . — Map (db m44437) HM
Utah (Cache County), Logan — Whittier SchoolUtah Historic Site
The Whittier School, constructed in 1908, is important for its association with the education reform following Utah’s statehood. These reforms included a statewide curriculum and the construction of numerous unified schoolhouses. The Whittier School . . . — Map (db m108847) HM
Utah (Cache County), Mendon — Restoration of the James G. Willie Home
Originally built around 1865, the 1½ story rock home of James G. Willie is typical of the over 40 stone homes that were built in Mendon prior to 1880. Brigham Young encouraged early settlers to use native rocks for home construction as he felt . . . — Map (db m44482) HM
Utah (Cache County), Millville — Millville
In the spring of 1860, Apostle Ezra T. Benson and Peter Maughan advised the people living at the Elkhorn Ranch to locate near a sawmill built by Esais Edwards and Roy Kent. This was done to provide better protection. In that same year, Apostle . . . — Map (db m44456) HM
Utah (Cache County), Nibley — 68 — Original Church Farm
In July, 1855, the first settlers in Cache Valley, 23 men and 2 women under the leadership of Martin Ensign and Bryant Stringham came to Willow Valley with about 2000 cattle, established Elk Horn Ranch near some fine springs, located about one mile . . . — Map (db m149769) HM
Utah (Cache County), North Logan — Cache - 2 — Nicholas W. Crookston Home — Utah Historic Home —
Built 1890 - 1900 of logs hauled from Logan Canyon by Nicholas W. Crookston, Sheriff, Bishop, and construction foreman. Registered by Lucille C. Peterson 11-1-72 — Map (db m44462) HM
Utah (Cache County), Providence — 110 — Providence Pioneers
This marker honors the first settlers of Providence, who camped near here early in May 1859, and those who followed in the years 1860,1861,1862. Included in the groups who pioneered this section are the following families: Alder, Bowen, . . . — Map (db m44477) HM
Utah (Cache County), Providence — The Old Rock Church
Symbol of Heritage Listed on the National Register of Historical Places in recognition of its architectural and historical significance, and to encourage its preservation.

The 1869 completion of the transcontinental railroad ended an era, . . . — Map (db m46302) HM

Utah (Cache County), Providence — 143 — The Providence Players
Pioneer dramatic players entertained early Cache Valley audiences in this rock building. When erected, 1868 - 70, the only assembly hall in Providence. It has the finest dance floor, stage, proscenium, paintings, curtain in the valley. Among the . . . — Map (db m44435) HM
Utah (Cache County), Richmond — 15 — Richmond Fort
In July 1859 under the leadership of John Bair, (interpreter and guide) sixteen families settled here, built log cabins and dugouts between City Creek and Brower Springs. The following Spring other families arrived and a permanent fort was built for . . . — Map (db m105497) HM
Utah (Cache County), Richmond — S. Milton and Alba C. Webb House — Utah Historic Site —
The house was designed by Gottlieb Stucki of Logan City in 1936 and is one on only two international Style houses built in Richmond. The Webb family was active in the Richmond community during the mid-century. Mr Webb was postmaster for 37 years . . . — Map (db m44459) HM
Utah (Cache County), Smithfield — In Memory of Ira Elias Merrill
First person buried in the Smithfield Cemetery, was born at Alder, Erie County, New York, in 1835, the son of Austin and Laura Wilder Harris Merrill, He was killed in an Indian attack July 29, 1880 as he and his brother Solyman were returning from . . . — Map (db m44449) HM
Utah (Carbon County), East Carbon — Rock Asphalt
Rock asphalt was first mined at the top of Whitmore Canyon - 15 mi. NE of this location - in the early 1890's. The mine closed in 1898 & re-opened in 1903. It operated erratically until 1915 when it was forced to close due to the development of . . . — Map (db m148003) HM
Utah (Carbon County), East Carbon — 272 — Settlement of East Carbon
Early settlers in Whitmore Canyon, later called Sunnyside, were Jefferson Tidwell, his family and a brother John, who grazed cattle in the area prior to building their home in 1897. They located a vein of coal, sold it to the Utah Fuel Company for . . . — Map (db m148001) HM
Utah (Carbon County), Helper — 167 South Main StreetHelper Historic District
This one-story red brick commercial building was built in 1927 by Helper Securities. Five business storefronts completed the whole of this larger building. The northernmost portion at 167 South Main Street was occupied by the Success Meat and . . . — Map (db m148211) HM
Utah (Carbon County), Helper — 80 South Main StreetHelper Historic District
This single-story, red brick, commercial one-part block building was originally owned by John Milon, George Gigoumakis, and Steve Zoulakis. The building was at one time an O.P. Skaggs meat and grocery store operated by Barney Hyde. Mr. Hyde was also . . . — Map (db m148217) HM
Utah (Carbon County), Helper — S-74 — Bamberger MonumentUtah Historic Site
Erected in 1918, by inmates of The Utah State Penitentiary. This monument honors Simon Bamberger, Governor of Utah from 1917 through 1920. Under a state law passed in 1911 permitting prisoners to work on State roads, the prisoners participated in . . . — Map (db m148288) HM
Utah (Carbon County), Helper — Carbon Hotel
The Carbon Hotel was built in the early 1900's. It was first owned by C.A. Bartolino. The building was used as a hotel, bar, cafe and sporting house throughout the years. Due to the large number of single male immigrants into the local mines, the . . . — Map (db m100991) HM
Utah (Carbon County), Helper — Carbon Plant
This monument is dedicated to the Carbon Plant, located SE of this site, the fourth coal-fired facility built by Utah Power. Construction on the $26 million plant began the summer of 1953, in cooperation with the International Brotherhood of . . . — Map (db m148289) HM
Utah (Carbon County), Helper — Castle Gate Mine Disaster
At 8:30 a.m., March 8, 1924, an explosion occurred in the Castle Gate No. 2 Mine, located about one half mile to the southeast of this site, instantly killing 171 miners. Rescue teams were rushed to Castle Gate from the surrounding mines. Wearing . . . — Map (db m148291) HM
Utah (Carbon County), Helper — Curved Trestle Bridge
Utah Railway was created in 1912 to provide improved service to the coal mines of western Carbon and Emery counties. Tracks from Hiawatha to the Utah Railway junction near Martin were completed in Oct. 1914. A steel girder bridge 135 ft. high, 634 . . . — Map (db m148206) HM
Utah (Carbon County), Helper — Helper City
This valley was originally settled in 1881 by Teancum Pratt. The original Pratt Survey still predominates on maps of this area. He sold land to the Rio Grande Western Railroad for a right of way. By the fall of 1887 the railroad had built 27 frame . . . — Map (db m148214) HM
Utah (Carbon County), Helper — CR-07-735 — Helper City HallHelper Historic District
This one-story red brick flat roof building was built as the Helper City Hall in 1927. This building has classical "tin" cornices, columns and pediment. The project architect was Walter E. Ware of Salt Lake City. The City Hall has been a center . . . — Map (db m148212) HM
Utah (Carbon County), Helper — CR-07-723 — Helper Civic AuditoriumHelper Historic District
Built in 1937, the Helper Civic Auditorium was designed by Salt Lake City architects Carl W. Scott and George W. Welch. The building is an excellent example of Art Moderne style also known as "Streamline Moderne." The style was popular in the 1930s . . . — Map (db m148221) HM
Utah (Carbon County), Helper — CR-07-848 — Helper HotelHelper Historic District
This hotel was built in 1913-14 for the Helper Real Estate and Investment Co. Formed by people of many different ethnic groups, including Assyrian, Italian, and Jewish, this company reflected the diverse nature of Helper's population. A favorite of . . . — Map (db m148122) HM
Utah (Carbon County), Helper — CR-07-729 — Helper Main Post OfficeHelper Historic District
The Helper Main Post Office, built in 1937 by the Works Progress Administration (WPA), is significant for its association with the federal government's New Deal public arts programs. As one of only three Utah post offices that contain public art, it . . . — Map (db m148220) HM
Utah (Carbon County), Helper — Matt WarnerApril 12, 1864-December 21, 1935 — The Bandit Who Became Judge —
Matt Warner was born Willard E. Christiansen in Ephraim, Utah. He left home at the age of 14 after a fight in which he thought he killed the town bully. He took the name Matt Warner, became a cattle rustler, bank robber and rode with Butch Cassidy . . . — Map (db m101029) HM
Utah (Carbon County), Helper — Pleasant Valley Coal Company
Near this site stood the Pleasant Valley Coal Company office and store. On April 21, 1897, in of of the most daring daylight robberies, Butch Cassidy, Elsa Lay, and Bob Meeks robbed paymaster E.L. Carpenter and made off with over $8000.00 in . . . — Map (db m148293) HM
Utah (Carbon County), Helper — Pleasant Valley Junction
Pleasant Valley Junction about 1/2 mile So. of this site, began in the early 1880's when the Rio Grande R.R. extended the main line from Tucker over the summit into Carbon County. A round house was built and a branch line extended to the Pleasant . . . — Map (db m148616) HM
Utah (Carbon County), Helper — Rainbow Inn
The Rainbow Inn is located at 305 N Mains St, Helper, Utah and was built in 1922. Originally owned by Lena Fodero, the building was used as a hotel, bar, and sporting house. It was known for the bordello on the upper floor. The railroad which . . . — Map (db m106558) HM
Utah (Carbon County), Helper — CR-07-744 — Smart ShopHelper Historic District
This two-story brick commercial building was constructed in 1929. The varied shades of tan bricks are unusual in the historic district. In the early 1930s, the right side of the building was occupied by the "Smart Shop" owned by N.A. Neilson, and . . . — Map (db m148208) HM
Utah (Carbon County), Helper — The Barboglio Building
The Barboglio Building was built in 1907 by Joe Barboglio. The building housed the Tika Tavern with a hotel upstairs. Mrs. Barboglio ran the hotel and washed the linen by hand in the Price River. In 1910, in an effort to help other businessmen, the . . . — Map (db m148209) HM
Utah (Carbon County), Helper — Traveling Roundhouse
Around 1891 after the D & R G W Railroad replaced the narrow gauge, with standard gauge track, the division point was consolidated in Helper. At this time a 15 stall roundhouse, a new depot and other accommodations were built. In 1919 the division . . . — Map (db m148207) HM
Utah (Carbon County), Helper — Utah's Coal Industry
The name Carbon County appropriately suggests the importance of carbon products to the economy and history of this area. The first commercial development of coal occurred in this vicinity in the 1870's and soon out distanced production in other . . . — Map (db m148292) HM
Utah (Carbon County), Helper — Willow Creek Mine ExplosionIn Loving Memory
On July 31, 2000, at approximately 11:48 p.m. an explosion and fire rocked the Willow Creek Mine taking the lives of Shane Stansfield and Cory Jordon Nielson and sending 8 other miners to the hospital. The explosion marked the end of a short and . . . — Map (db m148290) HM
Utah (Carbon County), Price — Abraham Powell 1877 Cabin
Vincent Paul Anella Troop 296 Eagle Scout Project Reestablished marker recognizing the first cabin built in Price by Abraham Powell in 1877. Original marker was at 600 South Carbon Avenue. December 22, 2011 Price Centennial . . . — Map (db m72728) HM
Utah (Carbon County), Price — N-54 — Assumption Greek Orthodox ChurchUtah Historic Site
Organized and built by the Greek immigrants of Carbon County. Dedication August 15, 1916 by Reverend Mark E. Petrakis. Built in traditional byzantine style. — Map (db m148008) HM
Utah (Carbon County), Price — Carbon Tabernacle
On this site was located the Carbon Tabernacle, a landmark and center place of worship from 1914 to 1961 for members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. For 47 years the Tabernacle served as the Carbon and North Carbon Stake . . . — Map (db m148112) HM
Utah (Carbon County), Price — 197 — First Meeting House
The settlement of Price began in 1877 when Caleb B. Rhodes and Abraham Powell arrived here. Two years later a number of Later Day Saints and their families strengthened the settlement. A branch of the church was organized in 1881 and in 1882 George . . . — Map (db m148009) HM
Utah (Carbon County), Price — 471 — Grames Cabin
The Albert Grames cabin, built in 1891, stood originally on a site two miles northwest of here. In 1904 Grames bought land in Price, dismantled his cabin, and used the logs to build this somewhat larger structure. The cabin is unique in that it was . . . — Map (db m148119) HM
Utah (Carbon County), Price — Harding School
Harding School was named after President Warren G. Harding. Classes started August 1925 with George Fox as the first principal. It was used as an elementary school until May 1968 when Principal James L. Jensen called classes to order for the . . . — Map (db m101032) HM
Utah (Carbon County), Price — N-166 — Notre Dame de Lourdes Catholic ChurchUtah Historic Site
Construction on the Notre Dame de Lourdes Catholic Church began in May, 1919. The building was completed and dedicated June 20, 1923. The basement was used for services during the four years of construction. The church was build under the direction . . . — Map (db m148117) HM
Utah (Carbon County), Price — Oldest Cabin in Price
This cabin, believed to be the oldest on Price Townsite, was built by Leander Clifford in 1884. The Daughters of the Utah Pioneers purchased the home in 1928 and moved it to the Price Tabernacle site where it was used as an historical relics hall. . . . — Map (db m148121) HM
Utah (Carbon County), Price — 564 — Pioneer Women
We hold in sacred memory those sturdy and brave pioneer women, who left their homes in the Eastern United States or sailed from the foreign lands; that trekked across hills, plains, and mountains, forded streams and rivers, birthed and buried loved . . . — Map (db m148118) HM
Utah (Carbon County), Price — N-171 — Price Municipal BuildingUtah Historic Site
The Municipal Building was constructed 1938-1939. The construction was funded with $85,000 provided by the city and a $90,000 federal grant from the Works Progress Association. The building is significant as one of the largest buildings constructed . . . — Map (db m148111) HM
Utah (Carbon County), Price — N-453 — Star TheatreUtah Historic Site
The Star Theatre was built in 1923-24 for the five Georgedes brothers: Pete, Angelo, Charlie, George and Harry. Natives of the Greek island of Mytelene, the Georgedes brothers immigrated to the United States and by the early 1920's had become . . . — Map (db m148116) HM
Utah (Carbon County), Price — 1900 — The Nine Mile Road
The road through Nine Mile Canyon was constructed in 1886 by the Buffalo Soldiers of the U.S. 9th Cavalry to connect Fort Duchesne to the railroad in Carbon County. Most of the stagecoaches, mail and freight passed through Nine Mile into the . . . — Map (db m72729) HM
Utah (Carbon County), Soldier Summit — Soldier Summit - A Failed Experiment
In 1919 the Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad decided to move their operations from Helper to Soldier Summit to cut their operating costs. This proved to be a horrible idea. The first housing provided by the railroad was nothing more than thin . . . — Map (db m124086) HM
Utah (Carbon County), Spring Glen — Frances Marion Ewell1835-1905 — First Presiding Elder, Johnson and Black Hawk War Veteran —
This monument pays tribute to Frances Marion Ewell and the sturdy pioneers who settled here. Mr. Ewell was born November 3, 1935, the son of William Fletcher and Mary Bland Ewell. William was a member of the famous Mormon Battalion which helped . . . — Map (db m148294) HM
Utah (Carbon County), Wellington — Jefferson TidwellEarly Settlers of Wellington
In 1877, President Brigham Young called on Jefferson Tidwell to explore the country east of the Wasatch Range: which is now Carbon, Emery, and Wayne Counties. President Brigham Young, told him that if he would settle on White River, now Price River, . . . — Map (db m148006) HM
Utah (Carbon County), Wellington — 354 — Pioneer Cabin
In 1877 Jefferson Tidwell was called by Brigham Young to find a location for settlement east of the Wasatch Mountains. By 1879 the first pioneers came, built homes, later irrigated their farms with Price River water. This log cabin, built by Robert . . . — Map (db m148004) HM
Utah (Daggett County), Dutch John — Flaming Gorge Dam: The Good, the Bad & the Beautiful
When John Wesley Powell first looked out across the Green River, it was warm, silt-laden and swift. Floods scoured the area each spring, triggering the breeding cycle of many fish and creating sand and gravel bars in which the fish would lay their . . . — Map (db m149088) HM
Utah (Daggett County), Dutch John — William H. Ashley
The Ashley National Forest, of which Flaming Gorge National Recreation area is a part, was named after William H. Ashley, an early fur trader and trapper. In 1825, Ashley and his party set out to join Jedediah Smith and other mountain men who were . . . — Map (db m149084) HM
Utah (Davis County), Bountiful — 45 — Daniel Davis
Daniel Davis was born on December 18, 1808, in Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts, the third child of Wells Davis and Mary Kelly Davis. As a young man Davis traveled to Nauvoo, Illinois, where he was converted to The Church of Jesus Christ of . . . — Map (db m127586) HM
Utah (Davis County), Bountiful — 46 — George Quinn McNeil
George Quinn McNeil was born to John McNeil and Mary Jane Quinn McNeil on January 4, 1865, in Bountiful, Utah. He married Adriane Marie Thomas on August 15, 1888. They lived on the family farm located on the southeast side of Bountiful City. Today . . . — Map (db m127588) HM
Utah (Davis County), Bountiful — 44 — Heber C. Kimball
Heber C. Kimball was born on June 14, 1801 to Solomon Farnham Kimball and Anna Spaulding Kimball in Sheldon, Franklin County, Vermont. He married Vilate Murray on November 7, 1822. Kimball was converted to The Church of Jesus Christ of . . . — Map (db m127584) HM
Utah (Davis County), Bountiful — 25 — Heber C. Kimball Grist Mill
This site was surveyed August 1, 1852 and the mill (largest of it's time in Utah) was dedicated May 6, 1853. Built on rock foundation with solid adobe walls trimmed with red sandstone, this Burr mill operated until 1892, when roller mills . . . — Map (db m125132) HM
Utah (Davis County), Bountiful — 31 — Original Gristmill Stones
The Heber C. Kimball Gristmill, the foundation of which can be seen just east of this monument, was in operation from 1852 until 1892, using these burr-type gristmill stones. When the use of roller mills was introduced, mills of this type were no . . . — Map (db m125133) HM
Utah (Davis County), Farmington — The Walter Grover Historic Rock Home
The original, small rock home at 630 North Main Street in Farmington, Utah, is one of many stone structures that helps set Farmington apart as a city with a distinguishing architectural heritage. The home was built in 1880 by Walter Grover as a gift . . . — Map (db m146938) HM
Utah (Davis County), Kaysville — 8 — George Pilling Adams Cabin
George Pilling Adams was born in the old Kay's Ward in 1857 and attended school in what came to be known as Kaysville. George grew up on a farm and became a farmer by trade before his marriage to Ann Eliza Forbes in December of 1876. He built this . . . — Map (db m125212) HM
Utah (Davis County), Kaysville — 104 — The Weinel Mill
Built in 1854 by John Weinel a native of Germany who came to Utah about 1853, the mill was the “overshot” water powered type & was erected on Webb’s Creek ¼ mile N.E. of this site. Native stones were used for the walls and pines for it’s . . . — Map (db m123714) HM
Utah (Davis County), Layton — Elias AdamsSettler of East Layton
Born 18 Feb 1792, Vermont. Died 17 Feb 1886, Layton, Utah. Married Almira Cadwell 1823 and had 7 children. Married Malinda Railey 1837 and had 7 children. Elias was a War of 1812 veteran serving in Colonel Forsyth's regiment of riflemen and . . . — Map (db m133561) HM
Utah (Davis County), Syracuse — Historical Wilcox CabinWilliam H. & Emily Barber Wilcox
“On March 4, 1905 we moved to Syracuse with all our possessions laoded in an old iron tired wagon. Our furniture consisted of a new bedstead and dresser, and our other household needs. A cupboard, table, chairs, and kitchen stove were all . . . — Map (db m123765) HM
Utah (Davis County), Syracuse — Hollywood Comes to Antelope Island
The signature scene, the dangerous buffalo hunt from the movie The Covered Wagon, was filmed on Antelope Island. Released in 1923, it was one of the most successful films of the silent era and the first epic western ever produced. An original . . . — Map (db m125213) HM
Utah (Davis County), Syracuse — 154 — Syracuse First Social Center
About 1872 the first soil was plowed in this community and in 1876-77 homes were erected. The people attended church services in Kaysville and Farmington prior to 1882 when Pres. Wm. R. Smith of Davis stake organized a branch of the L.D.S. church . . . — Map (db m123767) HM
Utah (Davis County), Syracuse — 450 — The Old Emigrant Road
The Old Emigrant Road started at Salt Lake City, Utah, and ended at the City of the Rocks, Idaho, where it formed a junction with the California Trail. This road was also known as Bluff Road, Old Traveled Road, and the Salt Lake Cutoff. It was . . . — Map (db m124032) HM
Utah (Duchesne County), Duchesne — 207 — Duchesne
Explorers, trappers and traders were here before Brigham Young sent a group, in 1861, to prepare the way for Mormon colonization. But in October 1861 the U.S. Government set apart Uintah Valley for Indian Reservation. In 1905 a portion was opened . . . — Map (db m44051) HM
Utah (Duchesne County), Duchesne — 16 — Father Escalante
In commemoration of the Catholic Priest, Father Escalante, who in 1776 came into Utah. He crossed the Green River at Jensen and camped two days at that place. His diary shows that he camped at the junction of the Strawberry and Duchesne rivers . . . — Map (db m72764) HM
Utah (Duchesne County), Duchesne — Saint Rose Philippine DuchesneAug. 29, 1769 – Nov. 18, 1852
According to one tradition, the Duchesne River was named after Mother Rose Philippine Duchesne. Mother Duchesne and the Catholic Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, had started schools in Missouri. The children of many of the early pioneer . . . — Map (db m72766) HM
Utah (Duchesne County), Myton — 388 — Myton
In 1866-7, U. S. Army made road to Price and Bridge across Duchesne River. At this point Henderson’s Indian Trading Post, Caldwell’s Stage Station and a blacksmith shop were erected. 1905, Army surveyed townsite named for H. P. Myton, Supt. . . . — Map (db m72760) HM
Utah (Emery County), Castle Dale — 152 — First Settlers in Castle Dale
Responding to a call from Brigham Young, Orange Seeley organized groups in Sanpete County to settle Castle Valley. Sheep and cattle men had been here earlier. In 1879 the first settlers located in Castle Dale building their first dugouts under a . . . — Map (db m147917) HM
Utah (Emery County), Cleveland — 179 — Cleveland
In 1884 Henry H. Oviatt, Sr. and Samuel N. Alger with their families homesteaded here. When others came, they built a 15 mile irrigation canal, surveying by spirit level and using hand tools. Cleveland Canal & Agricultural Co. organized 1889, to . . . — Map (db m147925) HM
Utah (Emery County), Elmo — Charles Winder and Caroline Mills
1981 In Memory Of Charles William “Bill” Winder and Caroline Elizabeth Mills William was the 1st boy born in Desert Lake, Utah, June 28, 1888, to Charles Henry Winder & Helen Pilling. Grandparents: Thomas Harrison Winder & . . . — Map (db m147926) HM
Utah (Emery County), Elmo — 256 — First Public Building
In 1908 the townsite of Elmo was laid out. Each summer a bowery was erected east of this site where social events were held. In 1911 a group of men purchased the Cleveland schoolhouse, dragged it with teams and logs to the bowery lot. It was . . . — Map (db m147941) HM
Utah (Emery County), Elmo — 351 — Tithing Granary
Before 1890 Thomas E. Davis filed on land in this vicinity. Others followed, erected homes, a schoolhouse and meeting place. June 16, 1912, a branch of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was organized, George H. Oviatt presiding elder. . . . — Map (db m147940) HM
Utah (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
Utah (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
Utah (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
Utah (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
Utah (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
Utah (Emery County), Ferron — Ferron Academy
The Presbyterian church entered Utah Territory and expanded rapidly between 1869 and 1883. Around 1911, they erected this building as the Ferron Wasatch Academy, one of forty such institutions in Utah. These private educational systems led to the . . . — Map (db m147843) HM
Utah (Emery County), Ferron — 117 — Ferron Pioneers
The first permanent settlers of Ferron arrived Dec. 6,1877. They were Swen Larsen and son Niels Christian Larsen, Nicholas Larsen and wife Helena, Peter F. Peterson and wife, Caroline. The first woman with a family of children, Ann Singleton . . . — Map (db m147842) HM
Utah (Emery County), Green River — John C. Fremont Expedition of 1853-54
At this location in January of 1854, the Great Pathfinder of the American West, John C. Fremont, and 21 other men found themselves in the middle of winter. The explorers were part of Fremont's last expedition of the American west. Having left . . . — Map (db m134347) HM
Utah (Emery County), Green River — Major Powell, Colorado River Explorer
The first organized attempt to conquer the swirling rapids and precipitous walled canyons of the Green and Colorado Rivers was made by Major John Wesley Powell, Civil War hero and explorer. Warned by Indians and mountaineers they would never . . . — Map (db m102089) HM
Utah (Emery County), Hanksville — Henry MountainsGoblin Valley State Park
Henry Mountains Isolated, rugged and remote, the Henry Mountains became the last mountain range to be surveyed in the lower 48 states. In 1872 on John Wesley Powell's second expedition to the area, Powell's bother-in-law, Almon H. Thompson, . . . — Map (db m141736) HM
Utah (Emery County), Huntington — Desert Lake-Victor
Desert Lake, about 8 miles east of here, was first settled in 1885 by settlers building an irrigation ditch from Huntington Creek to the townsite and a reservoir to store the water for farming. In 1896 the dam broke, nearly drowning the small town. . . . — Map (db m129608) HM
Utah (Emery County), Huntington — Hiawatha
Hiawatha, about 13 miles NW of this location, was named from Longfellow's poem "Hiawatha." It was incorporated in Sept of 1911. In June of 1912, along with Blackhawk & Mohrland, it was purchased by the U.S. Fuel Company. Coal produced by Hiawatha . . . — Map (db m101011) HM
Utah (Emery County), Huntington — 274 — Huntington's First Meeting House
January, 1879, Orange Seeley, Presiding Valley Bishop, appointed Elias Cox to preside over the Latter Day Saints who had settled on Huntington Creek. In October a ward was organized. Logs were hauled from the canyon and a meeting house erected by: . . . — Map (db m147922) HM
Utah (Emery County), Huntington — Mohrland
Coal was first mined on Cedar Creek, about 9.4 miles N.W. of this location in 1906. Four men named Mays, Orem, Heiner and Rice bought the mines in 1908 and Castle Valley Fuel Co. was formed. In 1909 Castle Valley Fuel Co. became U.S. Fuel Co. and . . . — Map (db m101010) HM
Utah (Emery County), Huntington — North Emery High School1923 – 1962
Established as Huntington High School in 1915 with Robert L. Fenton as Principal. In December 1916 the school moved into a new building on the east side of Main street at 100 North. The first senior class consisting of eight girls and two boys . . . — Map (db m147924) HM
Utah (Emery County), Huntington — Old Bell
The bell came from the old Relief Society Building . It was cracked by townspeople ringing it at the news of armistice, 10 October 1918, was was given to the DUP by the Bishop. — Map (db m147921) HM
Utah (Emery County), Huntington — 178 — Old Ranger Station
This building, erected in 1909 at Bear Creek site was originally the first Ranger Station in Huntington Canyon. John P. Brockbank served as ranger from November, 1909, until November, 1917. Later it was used as summer headquarters by the forest . . . — Map (db m147920) HM
Utah (Emery County), Huntington — Robber's Roost
Robber's Roost was a popular outlaw hideout located along the Outlaw Trail in Southeastern Utah. Sandwiched between the Colorado, Green and Dirty Devil Rivers, the roost is a savage stretch of land crisscrossed with steep-walled canyons, hidden . . . — Map (db m101214) HM
Utah (Emery County), Orangeville — 111 — First Public Building in Orangeville
On this site in December 1880, a primitive meeting house was built - a log building which served the community for church, school, dramatic and recreational purposes. Orangeville had been a part of Castle Dale, but in 1882 it was organized as a Ward . . . — Map (db m147919) HM
Utah (Emery County), Orangeville — 217 — Old Social Hall
In 1883 the men and boys of this community brought material from the mountains and built a hall on this spot of ground. They formed a company and rented the hall. The L.D.S. Church purchased the building when Jasper N. Robertson was first Bishop. It . . . — Map (db m147918) HM

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