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By Cosmos Mariner, May 29, 2016
Town of Alton Marker (tall view)
Utah (Kane County), Alton — Town of Alton
Jonathan Heaton, who became known as “The Father of Alton,” owned the land known as Oak Flats. He hired Lysander Porter to survey the land into nine ten-acre blocks, dividing each into four lots or thirty-six two-acre lots. Jonathan . . . — Map (db m130620) HM
Utah (Kane County), Glendale — 206 — Glendale
In 1864 John, Joseph and Robert Berry, their families and others settled in Berryville. The church called more families in 1865. The town was abandoned because of Indian depredations in 1886 when Robert, his wife, Isabell, and Joseph Berry were . . . — Map (db m74644) HM
Utah (Kane County), Glendale — Glendale Orientation Center — Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument
In the late 1800s, travelers who wanted to go to Kanab or Panguitch accompanied the mail carrier. In the early years, they traveled with him on horseback; in later years, they hitched a ride in his two-wheeled mailcart. "No one who . . . — Map (db m40467) HM
Utah (Kane County), Glendale — Millstones — A Precious Commodity
These millstones were used to grind wheat and corn into flour. Glendale oral histories tell us that in 1870 these burrs, as they were called, were brought here from Toquerville, Utah, 100 miles away. Histories written about this area report that . . . — Map (db m40475) HM
Utah (Kane County), Glendale — People of the Land — Surviving on Scarce Resources
Prehistoric people survived in this semi-arid region by making the best of what the landscape offered. The Anasazi, or Ancestral Puebloans, found tillable soil and enough water to grow corn, squash, and beans. They lived in this area from . . . — Map (db m130590) HM
Utah (Kane County), Glendale — The Berry Family
Four early Church pioneers, sons of Jesse Woods and Amelia Shanks Berry, were the founders of Berryville, now Glendale, Utah. Joseph S. and Robert M. and his wife Isabelle Hale Berry, were killed by Indians April 2, 1856. They are burried in . . . — Map (db m74646) HM
Utah (Kane County), Glendale — 451 — United Order Woolen Mill
Built in the spring of 1882, the woolen factory was in operation until 1890. It was built under the direction of the United Order Board. Thomas Chamberlain, Bishop and President of the Board. The machinery was run by waterpower. Yarn, batting and . . . — Map (db m74675) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — A Tragedy
Six people perished by fire at Fort Kanab on the windy night of December 14, 1870. Lost to the flames were five children and a wife of Levi Stewart, Founder of Kanab. May the countenance of the Lord shine upon you and give you peace. — Map (db m95007) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Adrian Booth — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame" —
Filmed "Oh, Susannah" for Republic Studios in Kanab in 1950. Co-Stars were Rod Cameron and Chill Wills. — Map (db m41390) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Andrew Prine — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame" —
Veteran actor Andrew Prine has guest starred in almost every television series on the air and he starred in two shows of his own "Wide Country" and "The Road West". His feature film credits include "Chisum", "Bandolero" and "Advance to the Rear". . . . — Map (db m41546) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Anthony Quinn — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah “Walk of Fame” —
Academy award winning actor, Anthony Quinn has a 50 year acting career that brought him here to Kanab for location shots. Anthony played "Yellow Hand" in 20th Century Fox's 1944 film "Buffalo Bill," starring Joel McCrea. In 1953 Tony was back for . . . — Map (db m130698) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Audie Murphy — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame" —
Before becoming a motion picture star Audie Murphy was the most decorated soldier of World War II winning the Congressional Medal of Honor and 12 other citations. Audie liked Southern Utah and filmed “Six Black Horses”, “Bullet . . . — Map (db m41209) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Ava Gardner & Howard Keel — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah “Walk of Fame” —
In the hey days of filming in Kanab, most of Hollywood's top performers worked here. Two stars at the height of their popularity, Ava Gardner and Howard Keel co-starred together in MGMs 1953 film "Ride, Vaquero" along with Robert Taylor and Anthony . . . — Map (db m130664) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Ben Cooper — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame" —
Actor Ben Cooper is known world wide for his appearances in such films as “Johnny Guitar”, “The Last Command”, and “Arizona Raiders,” An expert horseman and fast draw artist, Ben also worked in Kanab on . . . — Map (db m41212) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Ben Johnson — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame" —
Movie making around Kanab, Utah Wardrums 1957 Fort Bowie 1958 Gunsmoke 1960 How The West Was Won 1976 — Map (db m41217) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Bob Hoy — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame" —
A veteran actor and stuntman, Bob Hoy was often in Kanab doubling for such actors as Robert Taylor, Lloyd Nolan and Tony Curtis, to name a few. In the 60's and 70's Bob co-starred in the hit television series "The High Chaparral", and the movie . . . — Map (db m130950) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Bowman-Chamberlain House
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places By the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m94939) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Brian Keith — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah “Walk of Fame” —
Brian was adept at comedy roles as evidenced in his hit T.V. series "Family Affair" but he could also play rugged frontiersmen and evil villains as in "Fort Dobbs" made for Warner Brothers Studios in 1958, and "Ten Who Dared", in 1960, about the . . . — Map (db m130685) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Bruce Boxleitner — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame" —
Bruce starred in the hit television series “How The West Was Won” with James Arness and Eva Marie Saint, for the A.B.C. T.V. Network. Many of the show’s episodes were filmed on Kanab and Cedar Breaks locations. — Map (db m41261) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Buck Taylor — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame" —
Portrayed “Newly O’Brien” for eight seasons on the legendary T.V. series “Gunsmoke,” Bucks recent credits include “Tombstone”, “Gettysburg”, “The Alamo”, and “Trail to Hope . . . — Map (db m41288) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Charlton Heston — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame" —
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Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Chauncey "Chance" Parry — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame" —
Chauncey Parry was one of the great early boosters for Southern Utah tourism. With his transportation company, he was often called upon to escort visiting Heads of State to Zion, Bryce, and the Grand Canyon. He was even knighted by the King of . . . — Map (db m41347) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Clint Eastwood — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame" —
Academy award winning director and actor Clint Eastwood rose to prominence as the star of the “Rawhide” T.V. series on C.B.S. Television. Clint’s so called Spaghetti Westerns elevated him to major stardom and such films as “Hang . . . — Map (db m41214) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Clint Walker — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah “Walk of Fame” —
Star of “Fort Dobbs” Filmed in Kanab by Warner Brothers Studios in 1958 — Map (db m130639) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Coleen Gray — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame" —
Lovely Actress Coleen Gray rose to Hollywood prominence as leading lady to Victor Mature in "Kiss of Death", Rory Calhoun in "Sand" and as John Wayne's girl friend in the classic "Red River". Miss Gray spent part of her career in Kanab where she . . . — Map (db m41394) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Dale Evans — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame" —
Filmed in Kanab "In Old Oklahoma" starring John Wayne, Martha Scott, Dale Evans 1943 — Map (db m41363) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Dale Robertson — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame" —
"Death Valley Day's" [sic] 1950's and 1960's — Map (db m41542) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Dan Duryea — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah “Walk of Fame” —
Perennial bad man on countless westerns such as "Along Came Jones", "Six Black Horses" and "Night Passage". Dan Duryea was the consummate actor. So it was no surprise when Dan was cast as the hero in Universal Studios Production of "Black Bart" made . . . — Map (db m130683) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Dan Haggerty — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah “Walk of Fame” —
Starting out as a professional stuntman and animal trainer, Dan Haggerty, after numerous parts was cast as the lead in the feature film, "The Life and times of Grizzly Adams". The film was an enormous hit, then Dan went on to star in the well-loved . . . — Map (db m130625) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Daniel Boone — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah “Walk of Fame” —
During the hey day of television westerns, many series were filmed here in Kanab. One of the most popular shows was "Daniel Boone" starring Fess Parker, Patricia Blair, Darby Hinton, Veronica Cartright and Ed Ames as "Daniel's" loyal companion, . . . — Map (db m130692) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Dean Smith — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame" —
One of Hollywood’s most respected stuntmen, Dean Smith has had a 50 year career making top actors look good. Dean was a gold medalist winner in the 1952 Olympic Games and beginning with “The Alamo” he appeared in 10 films with superstar . . . — Map (db m72494) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Dennis Weaver — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame" —
Emmy award winning actor, Dennis Weaver appeared for 9 years as "Chester" on "Gunsmoke" and starred in "McCloud" and "Kentucky Jones" T.V. series. Dennis made the action filled film "Duel at Diablo" here in Kanab in 1966 for United Artists . . . — Map (db m41545) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Denny Miller — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame" —
Rugged and handsome actor, Denny Miller’s many film and television credits include “Gunsmoke”, “Murder She Wrote”, “Bordertown”, “The Party” and “Young Maverick”. Denny came to Kanab as . . . — Map (db m41219) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Dick Jones — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame" —
Beginning his career as a child actor and stuntman, Dick Jones would gain worldwide fame for his starring roles in two hit television series, "The Range Rider" and "Buffalo Bill Jr.". Dick first came to Kanab in 1936 to co-star with "Wild" Bill . . . — Map (db m41310) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Don Collier — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame" —
Actor Don Collier has appeared in many television shows and feature films in his long varied career. Titles including "Bonanza", "The War Wagon" and "The Undefeated" and gained world wide recognition for his three hit television series, "The . . . — Map (db m130953) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Don Knotts — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame" —
Comedian Don Knotts won 5 consecutive Emmy awards for his impeccable role as Deputy Barney Fife on the long running “Andy Griffith” T.V. series. When Don branched out into such feature films as “The Ghost and Mr. Chicken”, . . . — Map (db m41295) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Don Shanks — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame" —
An all around talent in the film industry is Don Shanks, who is an accomplished director, actor, stuntman and stunt coordinator. Don's career often brought him on location to Kanab for work in T.V. series, television movies and feature films . . . — Map (db m41541) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Dub Taylor — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah “Walk of Fame” —
Veteran character actor, Dub Taylor had a 50 year career working in Kanab on "Gunsmoke" and "Death Valley Days" and adding his considerable talent to such huge films as "Major Dundee", "The Getaway", "High Chaparral" and “The Undefeated" with . . . — Map (db m130656) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Earl Bellamy — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame" —
Director Filmaking In Kanab Adventures of Rin-Tin-Tin • Daniel Boone The Lone Ranger • The Six Million Dollar Man Tales of Wells Fargo • Wagon Train — Map (db m41381) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Edward Faulkner — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame" —
A familiar face to legions of movie and television fans, Edward Faulkner has appeared in over 30 feature films and 250 television productions. Ed’s illustrious career often brought him to Kanab where he worked on “Gunsmoke”, “Have . . . — Map (db m41291) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Exploration and Colonization — The Early Settlers
The Ancient Ones Evidence of the Anasazi's footsteps across the high plateaus of the area date back 2000 years. They were cliff dwellers who hunted deer and mountain sheep, and farmed the land. The Anasazi reached the peak of their culture . . . — Map (db m41366) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Fay Hamblin — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame" —
Kanab Location Scout 1938 – 1976 — Map (db m41258) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Forrest Tucker — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah “Walk of Fame” —
Known worldwide for his hit T.V. series "F Troop", Forrest Tucker often shot many of his feature films in Kanab. "Tuck", as he was called, made "The Big Cat" here in 1949, "Oh! Susannah" in 1951, "Bugles In The Afternoon" in 1952, "Ride The Man . . . — Map (db m130689) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — 115 — Fort Kanab
On June 14, 1870 Levi Stewart, who had been called from Salt Lake County by President Brigham Young to head a group of pioneers in settling this area, brought a party with seven wagons from Pipe Springs, where they had camped temporarily, to Fort . . . — Map (db m41252) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — George "Gabby" Hayes — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame" —
One of Hollywood’s top character actors and one of the screen’s most beloved sidekicks was George “Gabby” Hayes. His career spanned more than 50 years starting in silent films as a heavy and continuing as a gruff but loveable pal to . . . — Map (db m41216) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Glenn Ford — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame" —
Hollywood legend, Glenn Ford, appeared in over 100 feature films, many of them western including "3:10 to Yuma", "Jubal", "Redhead and The Cowboy" and "The Sheepman". One of his favorite locations was Kanab and Mr. Ford worked here on "The . . . — Map (db m41278) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Gregg Palmer — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame" —
Veteran actor Gregg Palmer worked on episodes of "Death Valley Days" and "Gunsmoke" and starred in "Revolt At Fort Laramie" for United Artists Productions in 1957. All filmed in the Kanab area. — Map (db m41553) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Gregory Peck — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah “Walk of Fame” —
One of Hollywood's most respected actors was Gregory Peck. He won an Academy Award for his sterling performance in "To Kill a Mockingbird" in 1962. A few years later, in 1968, Mr. Peck was right here in Kanab on Columbia Pictures international . . . — Map (db m130680) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Gronway "Gron" Parry — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame" —
"Gron" Parry was the eldest of the three Parry Brothers. In 1917, he and his brother "Chance" pioneered early tourism in Southern Utah, when they established a bus transportation company. They would pick up passengers at the train station in Cedar . . . — Map (db m41344) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — 228 — Honeymoon Trail
From 1877 to 1927, members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints traveled this route to be united in eternal marriage in the St. George Utah Temple. Thus, the route was named the “Honeymoon Trail.” Families came from . . . — Map (db m95008) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Howard W. Koch — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame" —
Producer - Director Yellow Tomahawk 1953 Fort Bowie 1957 Ghost Town 1956 War Drums 1956 Sergeants Three 1961 Fort Yuma 1955 Quincannon Frontier Scout 1955 Revolt At Fort Laramie 1957 The Girl In Black Stockings 1956 The . . . — Map (db m41373) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Israel and Charlotte Cox Heaton
On this corner stood the Grand Old House with its beautiful flower garden. It was built and planted by Israel and Charlotte Cox Heaton in 1913. This couple are of elite pioneer heritage. In the Grand Old House they hosted many family gatherings . . . — Map (db m130687) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Jack Elam — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame" —
"The man who robbed a thousand stagecoaches" was how actor Jack Elam was once described. Jack's familiar face appeared in hundreds of feature films and television series over his 50 year Hollywood career. He often came to Kanab for such films as . . . — Map (db m130623) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Jack Nicholson and Will Hutchins — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah “Walk of Fame” —
Long before Jack Nicholson was one of our most honored actors with 3 academy awards to his credit, he was here in Kanab in 1965 making two cult Westerns, "The Shooting" that starred Will Hutchins (seen here with Jack) who was world renowned in his . . . — Map (db m130651) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Jackie Hamblin Rife — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame" —
Movie Historian • Stunt Woman Movie Double Movies: The Yellow Tomahawk • War Drums • Buffalo Bill • Westward The Women • Drums Along The Mohawk • Fort Yuma • Sargents Three [sic] • Red Canyon • The Outriders • Pony Express • Fort Bowie • . . . — Map (db m41543) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — 21 — Jacob Hamblin — Born April 2, 1819 Died August 21, 1886
The great Mormon frontiersman and Indian missionary settled in Tooele Valley, Utah in 1850 and began peaceful negotiations with the Red Men. He was so successful that the officials of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints sent him to . . . — Map (db m41254) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — James Drury — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame" —
Mr. Drury starred as "The Virginian" in the long running hit T.V. series. "Ten Who Dared", which also starred James was filmed along the nearby Colorado River. His many appearances include "Gunsmoke", "Have Gun-Will Travel", "The Last Wagon", . . . — Map (db m41382) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — James Garner — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame" —
Reaching international fame as the star of the hit T.V. series "Maverick", James Garner is still entertaining us six decades later. His list of classic film titles are too numerous to list but they include "Cash McCall", "The Great Escape", . . . — Map (db m41273) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — James Hampton — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame" —
Actor and comedian, James Hampton was raised and educated in Dallas, Texas. In a career that spans 50 years, James credits are extremely impressive with roles in "Sling Blade", "Macintosh and T.J.", "Cimarron Strip", "The Longest Yard" and . . . — Map (db m41283) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Jim Davis — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame" —
One of the most frequent visitors to Kanab during it’s [sic] filming heyday was actor Jim Davis. Jim first worked in Kanab in 1949 on “The Big Cat” and subsequently appeared here in 1951 on “Oh Susannah” followed by . . . — Map (db m41246) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Joel McCrea — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame" —
Actor Joel McCrea made more films in Kanab than any other major star. “Union Pacific” in 1939, “Buffalo Bill” in 1944, “Ramrod” in 1947, “The Outsiders” in 1950 and “Trooper Hook” in 1957. . . . — Map (db m130813) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — John Ford — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame" —
This photo of John Wayne (left) and Director John Ford was taken in 1950 when they were filming “Rio Grande”, near Moab, Utah. Ten years earlier Ford and his co-stars Henry Fonda and Claudette Colbert made “Drums Along The . . . — Map (db m72537) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — John Smith — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah “Walk of Fame” —
Tall and handsome John Smith, set many a feminine heart a flutter with his starring role in, the long running N.B.C. television series "Laramie". Some episodes were filmed here in Kanab. No stranger to location work here in "Little Hollywood", John . . . — Map (db m130934) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — John Wayne — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame" —
Starred in "In Old Oklahoma" for Republic Studios in Kanab in 1943. Co-Stars were Martha Scott George "Gabby" Hayes, and Dale Evans. — Map (db m72496) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Johnny Western — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame" —
Singer and actor Johnny Western has appeared in thirty-seven features, including "Boots and Saddles", "The Dalton Girls", "Fort Bowie", and "Have Gun-Will Travel" (for which he wrote the theme song) all filmed in Kanab. Johnny was recently inducted . . . — Map (db m41342) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Kanab Forts
Kanab gets its name from a anglicized form of the Piute word “willows”, which grew abundantly along the creek banks. The Kanab Fort was begun in 1864 under the direction of Jacob Hamblin as a protection from Indians and as a base to . . . — Map (db m94938) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Kanab Library — Utah Historic Site
The Kanab Library was built between 1939 and 1940 as a Works Progress Administration (WPA) project. The library is one of 226 buildings constructed in Utah under the WPA and is important in documenting the impact of New Deal programs in the state. . . . — Map (db m94940) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Kanab Public Square
In the spring of 1870 Brigham Young, President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and former Governor of the Territory of Utah, passed through the area on a tour of southern Utah settlements. Upon his return to Salt Lake City, . . . — Map (db m94945) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Kanab's All-Women Council and Mayor — 1912 - 1914
Luelle Atkin McAllister Councilwoman Blanche Robinson Hamblin Councilwoman Mary E. Wooley Chamberlain Mayor Tamar Stewart Hamblin Councilwoman Ada Pratt Seegmiller . . . — Map (db m41571) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Ken Curtis — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah “Walk of Fame” —
Long before Ken Curtis (standing center), reached belated stardom as "Festus", in the T.V. series "Gunsmoke", he had a very productive career. Ken, had a beautiful voice, and was a member of the classic "Son's of the Pioneers", singing group. He . . . — Map (db m130699) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — L. Q. Jones — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah “Walk of Fame” —
One of Hollywoods most popular character actors, L. Q. Jones is instantly recognized in such classics as "The Wild Bunch", "Pat Garrett and Billy The Kid", "Ride The High Country", "Gunsmoke", "Cheyenne", "Rawhide", "Wagon Train", and "Ten Who . . . — Map (db m130645) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Linda Darnell — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah “Walk of Fame” —
One of Hollywood's true beauties, Linda Darnell, was a top star throughout the 1940's and 1950's. Linda was in such classics as "The Mark of Zorro", "Hangover Square", and "Two Flags West". Linda also found herself right here in Kanab, Utah in 1944, . . . — Map (db m130694) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Lisa Montell — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah “Walk of Fame” —
Beautiful actress Lisa Montell became known as the "Starlet of Many Faces", playing many different ethnic roles. Lisa starred in "Tomahawk Trail", in 1957 in Kanab and also appeared in many other westerns such as "The Deputy", "Maverick", . . . — Map (db m130688) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Marty Robbins — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah “Walk of Fame” —
Grammy Award winning singer Marty Robbins wanted also to be a movie cowboy. He made several competent westerns including "Buffalo Gun," "The Badge of Marshal Brennan," "Guns of a Stranger" and "Raiders of Old California" shot right here in Kanab. . . . — Map (db m130647) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Maureen O'Hara — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame" —
Affectionately called "The Queen of Technicolor", lovely actress Maureen O'Hara appeared in such films as "The Quiet Man", "Rio Grande" and "McLintock" and co-starred with Joel McCrea in one of her most important films "Buffalo Bill" filmed in . . . — Map (db m41316) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Morgan Woodward — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame" —
Morgan often worked in Kanab on such films and T.V. shows as “Gunsmoke” (he has the record for most guest appearances). Also, “How The West Was Won”, “One Little Indian”, and “Daniel Boone.” Notable . . . — Map (db m41294) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Neil Summers — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame" —
Kanab Films: Greatest Story Ever Told “1964" Ride The Whirlwind “1965” Duel At Diablo “1966” The Plainsman “1966” Rough Night In Jericho “1967” The Long Ride Home . . . — Map (db m41215) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Paul Petersen — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah “Walk of Fame” —
Any of us that grew up in the Golden Age of television know Paul Petersen in his role of "Jeff" on the top rated, and long running "Donna Reed Show." In his feature film career Paul was here in Kanab, co-starring with Glenn Ford and George Hamilton . . . — Map (db m130695) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Peggie Castle — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame" —
Lovely and popular actress, Peggie Castle worked opposite most of the stalwart western leading men, including Rod Cameron, John Ireland, Randolph Scott and Jock Mahoney. She often found herself on location in Kanab co-starring with Rory Calhoun in . . . — Map (db m130946) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Penny Edwards — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame" —
Penny Edwards was a frequent visitor to Kanab. She appeared in many “Death Valley Days” episodes and starred in “Ride A Violent Mile” and “The Dalton Girls” both filmed in Kanab for United Artists. In early . . . — Map (db m41249) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Peter Brown — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame" —
Handsome actor, Peter Brown, star of the "Lawman" and "Laredo" television series has always been an ardent supporter of Kanab City's activities and Peter has been a popular guest star at many of the "Western Legends" film festivals. His many roles . . . — Map (db m41286) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Peter Ford — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah “Walk of Fame” —
Peter has worked in nearly two dozen film projects, including "The Rounders", "Advance to the Rear", "Day of the Evil Gun", "Proud and the Damned", "Barnaby Jones", "Cade's County", and in Kanab in 1967 filmed "The Long Ride Home", with father Glenn . . . — Map (db m130690) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — 208 — Powell Survey
From 1870 to 1876 Major Wesley Powell and assistant Almon H. Thompson of the U.S. Colorado River Explorations, established headquarters at Kanab. On this spot they erected a stone foundation and raised a tent which housed a telescope, by which means . . . — Map (db m94948) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Randolph Scott — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame" —
The Virginia gentleman, Randolph Scott had a 50 year career in motion pictures. He starred in comedies, war films, mysteries and his most popular genre, westerns. Mr. Scott made two of his best westerns here in Kanab when he starred in . . . — Map (db m41221) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Ray Milland and Helena Carter — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah “Walk of Fame” —
Warner Brothers Studios liked Kanab's spectacular scenery and in 1952 they brought "Bugles in the Afternoon," cast and crew here. The top stars were Academy Award winner, Ray Milland and his leading lady, Helena Carter. They were ably supported by . . . — Map (db m130627) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Richard Boone — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame" —
Richard Boone had been around Hollywood for years before achieving international stardom as “Paladin”, the fast gun for hire in the hit C.B.S. Television Series, “Have Gun Will Travel”. The show lasted 6 years, always in the . . . — Map (db m41290) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Robert Fuller — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame" —
Films made in Kanab Wagon Train Rin-Tin-Tin Death Valley Days Donner Pass Laramie — Map (db m41245) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Robert Horton — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame" —
Broadway, film and television star Robert Horton starred in the highly popular “Wagon Train” television series for N.B.C. Network. Numerous episodes were filmed around Kanab in the 1960’s and 1970’s. — Map (db m41289) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Robert Taylor — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame" —
One of the most handsome and popular leading men of Hollywood’s so called Golden Era, Robert Taylor often stated that westerns were his favorite type of film to make. Robert was one of Kanab’s most frequent visitors as he starred here in M.G.M.’s . . . — Map (db m41403) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Rod Cameron — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah “Walk of Fame” —
Lean and Lanky, Rod Cameron spent a lot of time here on location in Kanab when western films ruled the box office. Rod starred in "Oh Susannah" in 1950 for Republic Studios. In 1952 he did "Ride The Man Down," also for Republic Studios. And, in 1954 . . . — Map (db m130666) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Ronald Reagan — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah “Walk of Fame” —
Fortieth President of The United States Destination: Kanab, Utah "Utah's Little Hollywood" Television Series "Death Valley Days" Host 1960's — Map (db m130626) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Roydon Clark — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame" —
Stuntman, Stunt Coordinator and Actor, Roydon Clark has had a career that has spanned five decades. Roydon has been an associate and friend of Actor James Garner since the original "Maverick" T.V. series and was in charge of all the action on Jim's . . . — Map (db m41274) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Sidney Poitier — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah “Walk of Fame” —
One of the world's most admired and respected actors, Sidney Poitier, has graced the screen in such films as "A Patch of Blue", "In the Heat of the Night", and "They Call Me Mr. Tibbs". Sidney is an academy award winner, and only did a few westerns . . . — Map (db m130700) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Ted Markland — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame" —
Veteran actor, Ted Markland has graced every genre of film from biker movies to westerns. His roles in "Bat Masterson", "Ulzana's Raid" and his part as "Reno" in the hit television series "The High Chaparral" have brought Ted much deserved . . . — Map (db m41539) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Tex Ritter — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah “Walk of Fame” —
Singing cowboy star Tex Ritter and his horse, "White Flash", thundered across the screen in dozens of westerns, for Monogram Studios, in the 1930's and 1940's. In polls in that time, Tex was voted one of the top ten money making cowboys at the box . . . — Map (db m130629) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — The Academy
Soon after pioneers founded the town of Kanab, they established school for both young and old. At first, school was held in the Kanab fort, but it soon became inadequate to meet the needs of the growing community. Then, a two-story brick school . . . — Map (db m94947) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — The Academy Bell
For the people of Kanab, this bell represents schools and the importance of learning. From its founding in 1870, Kanab citizens have been encouraged to obtain as much education as possible and to use it for the benefit of all. For the first two . . . — Map (db m41304) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — The Academy Bell
For the people of Kanab, this bell represents schools and the importance of learning. From its founding in 1870, Kanab citizens have been encouraged to obtain as much education as possible and to use it for the benefit of all. For the first two . . . — Map (db m94986) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — The Kanab Chapel
Although religious meetings were held in Kanab from its settlement in 1870, the town lacked a building with the dignity and atmosphere of a chapel. The people met in the Kanab Fort, various homes, in a bowery, and in the Ward Hall for their church . . . — Map (db m94943) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — The Lone Ranger — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame" —
Clayton Moore and Jay Silverheels exemplified what heroes were supposed to be. They started their roles as "The Lone Ranger" and "Tonto" on the T.V. series in 1949 and would continue until 1957. Two feature films were also produced during the long . . . — Map (db m41313) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — The Proud Rebel — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah “Walk of Fame” —
Alan Ladd, Olivia DeHavilland and David Ladd all came to Southern Utah in 1958, for scenes on Cedar Mountain and Johnson Canyon, in director Michael Curtiz' production of "The Proud Rebel". The film co-starred Dean Jagger and John Carradine, it was . . . — Map (db m130686) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — The Rat Pack
The fun loving stars of the so called "Rat Pack", including Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Peter Lawford, Sammy Davis Jr., and Joey Bishop, cavorted through such films as "Ocean's 11", "Robin and the 7 Hoods", and their showcase film the comedy western . . . — Map (db m130628) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — The Ward Hall
The Ward Hall stood on the southwest corner of the Public Square. It was constructed in 1891 as a town hall to accommodate religious services, community meetings, school classes, recreation and amusement. The floor of the hall was elevated and . . . — Map (db m94941) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Tom Mix — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame" —
"Deadwood Coach" 1924 First Western Movie Made Around The Kanab Area — Map (db m41372) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Virgil Riggs — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah “Walk of Fame” —
In the late 1940's Virgil was hired to cook at Parry Lodge. Parry's was the place to be during the movie making era. He served in the army from 1943 — 1945. He was hired back to Parry's to cater for the movie crews, on locations in the Kanab . . . — Map (db m130691) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Virginia Mayo — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah “Walk of Fame” —
Although Virginia Mayo stated that she did not like making the Western films her studios assigned her, she nevertheless made some great ones: Including, "Colorado Territory", "Great Day in the Morning", "The Tall Stranger" and one of her best was . . . — Map (db m130644) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Whitney "Whit" Parry — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame" —
Along with brothers, Gronway and Chauncey, founded Parry Lodge in 1931. Whit's skill in working with movie companies and his excellent hospitality kept film makers coming back to Kanab for nearly 40 years. He operated Parry Lodge until shortly . . . — Map (db m41346) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — William A. Wellman — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame" —
Director William A. Wellman, known to Hollywood as “Wild Bill”, was a man who sprinted through life. A director for over thirty-five years, Wellman’s versatility was hard to match. “Wild Bill” was part of the Golden Age of . . . — Map (db m130933) HM
Utah (Kane County), Mount Carmel — Isaac Behunin — Meribah Morton Behunin and Elmina Tyler Behunin
In memory of Isaac Behunin, Mormon Pioneer, Early Utah Settler and Credited with the naming of Zion Canyon Early Mormon Pioneer Isaac Behunin was born October 20, 1803 in Richland, New York to Albert and Nancy Lord Bohanan (Bohannon). . . . — Map (db m40465) HM
Utah (Kane County), Mount Carmel — 485 — Settlement of Long Valley and Mt. Carmel / Dr. Priddy Meeks
Settlement of Long Valley and Mt. Carmel The first written account of the exploration of Long Valley was given by John D. Lee in 1852. Coming from Parowan, the explorers were under the direction of Bishop John R. Smith. James Lewis kept the . . . — Map (db m40584) HM
Utah (Kane County), Mt Carmel Junction — 120 — The Historic Dixie-Long Valley, Utah Pioneer Trail
Segments of the old Indian trails between St. George and Long Valley were used by Mormon pioneers to settle Long Valley in 1864 and for its resettlement in 1871 following Indian conflicts. The trail divided just east of present-day Colorado City, . . . — Map (db m74733) HM
Utah (Kane County), Orderville — 28 — Cemetery at Orderville
In memory of Utah Pioneers buried in the Cemetery at Orderville. Founded in 1875. — Map (db m74641) HM
Utah (Kane County), Orderville — 258 — Old Rock Schoolhouse
In 1886-1887 after the United Order terminated, a public building was erected of native limestone and lumber from the canyon sawmill. It was used for school and church purposes. In 1938 a new schoolhouse was built and the Old Rock Building given to . . . — Map (db m74642) HM
Utah (Kane County), Orderville — Orderville Bell
On December 17, 1901, the first church in Orderville was dedicated by Apostle A. O. Woodruff of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This bell hung in the tower and was used each Sunday to call people to church. It was also used to warn . . . — Map (db m74643) HM
Utah (Kane County), Orderville — 290 — United Order Industries
On March 20, 1874, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints organized a modern Order of Enoch, called the United Order, Israel Hoyt, first president. A community dining hall with bakery was constructed, also a garden house for seeds and . . . — Map (db m74640) HM
Utah (Kane County), Pahreah — 347 — Pahreah
In 1865 Peter Shirts made the first settlement in this area. Other pioneers followed but were forced to vacate because of Indian raids. The town was resettled upstream in 1870; church and school buildings were erected under the direction of William . . . — Map (db m40379) HM
Utah (Kane County), Pahreah — Paria Movie Set and Pahreah Town Site
What you can do here Down this rough road, you'll find breathtaking scenery, a re-built movie set, picnic area and toilet. This is a great place to stretch your legs, reenact your favorite Westerns and capture the incredible rock formations . . . — Map (db m40407) HM
Utah (Kane County), Paria — Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument
Old Spanish Trail Where you are standing, Antonio Armijo and 60 men once ventured from New Mexico to California hoping to find a new trade route in 1829. Following established Native American trails, the explorers traveled through dry, rugged . . . — Map (db m95009) HM

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