Parowan Cotton Factory

Parowan Cotton Factory (HM14HG)

Location: Parowan, UT 84761 Iron County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 50.35', W 112° 49.806'

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On this site, in 1862 the first Cotton Factory was erected in the west. Designed and operated by William Marsden and owned by Ebenezer Hanks. Here the first ball of Cotton Yarn was made west of the Mississippi River.

Girls That Worked in the Cotton Factory
Caroline Newman (Mitchell) · Laura Marsden (Benson) · Maria Coombs (Taylor) · Caroline Mortenson (Durham) · Ellen Newman · Elizabeth Lewis (Fish) · Mary Mortenson (Wardell) · Amanda Dalton (Mortenson) · Annie Lewis (Whitney) · Ellen Hobbs · Christiann Scogard · Lizzie Hobbs · Hanna Taylor (Mickelman) · Lizzie Grimshaw (Benson)
HM NumberHM14HG
Placed ByLittle Salt Lake Chapter, S.U.P
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 5th, 2014 at 9:16pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)12S E 338964 N 4189548
Decimal Degrees37.83916667, -112.83010000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 50.35', W 112° 49.806'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 50' 21.00" N, 112° 49' 48.36" W
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Area Code(s)435
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 156 S 100 W, Parowan UT 84761, US
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