Public Works

Public Works (HM14GT)

Location: Paragonah, UT 84760 Iron County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 50.342', W 112° 49.538'

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At Parowan, a pioneer industrial center was settled in 1851. Water for manufacturing and industry was carried by wooden flume from the canyon to the fort. Along this water line industries were established known as the Public Works. Among these were cabinet shop, tannery, gun and machine shop, blacksmith shop, wooden tub and bucket factory, pottery factory, saddle and harness shop and shoe shop. Located inside the fort was a grist burr mill. Monument erected on grist mill site.
HM NumberHM14GT
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of Utah Pioneers series
Marker Number121
Year Placed1948
Placed ByIron County Company – Daughters of Utah Pioneers
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 12th, 2014 at 1:37pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)12S E 339357 N 4189525
Decimal Degrees37.83903333, -112.82563333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 50.342', W 112° 49.538'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 50' 20.52" N, 112° 49' 32.28" W
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Area Code(s)435
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 69 E 200 S, Paragonah UT 84760, US
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