Erastus Fairbanks Snow

Erastus Fairbanks Snow (HM146N)

Location: St George, UT 84770 Washington County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 6.474', W 113° 35.009'

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Missionary, Founder of St. George, President of the Cotton Mission.

Erastus Snow was born in St. Johnsbury, Vermont in 1818. He entered the Salt Lake Valley on July 21, 1847, in advance of the fist company of Mormon Pioneers. He was ordained an Apostle, at the age of thirty. As a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, he crossed the Great Plains seven times and published the first foreign translation of the Book of Mormon in Denmark in 1850. Elder Snow presided over the Cotton Mission from 1861 to 1888 and supervised the construction of the St. George Temple and Tabernacle.

This monument is dedicated to Elder Snow's leadership and the great sacrifice of the Cotton Mission Pioneers. · ?May 24, 1997.
HM NumberHM146N
Year Placed1997
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 16th, 2014 at 8:04am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)12S E 270435 N 4109965
Decimal Degrees37.10790000, -113.58348333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 6.474', W 113° 35.009'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 6' 28.44" N, 113° 35' 0.54" W
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Area Code(s)435
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2-16 S Main St, St George UT 84770, US
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