Fort Harmony

Fort Harmony (HM14E9)

Location: New Harmony, UT 84757 Washington County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 28.833', W 113° 14.593'

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Established May 9, 1854, by John D. Lee, Richard Woolsey, William R. Davis and others who had founded Harmony in 1852. County seat of Washington County until 1859. Headquarters of Mormon Mission to Lamanites 1853-1854.
The fort was finally abandoned in February 1862, following heavy storms that caused the walls to crumble and fall, the settlers founding New Harmony and Kanarraville. The wall was 300 feet square. Houses on east side were one story and wall 10 feet high; on west side two stories and wall 16 feet high. Kanarra and Harmony Creeks supplied water for irrigation.
HM NumberHM14E9
Series This marker is part of the Utah Pioneer Trails and Landmarks Association series
Marker Number59
Year Placed1936
Placed ByUtah Pioneer Trails and Landmarks Association and Members of Parowan Stake
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 1:25pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)12S E 301657 N 4150546
Decimal Degrees37.48055000, -113.24321667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 28.833', W 113° 14.593'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 28' 49.98" N, 113° 14' 35.58" W
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Area Code(s)435
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 34 S 2900 E, New Harmony UT 84757, US
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