Cedar Springs Fort

Cedar Springs Fort (HM1BGZ)

Location: Holden, UT 84636 Millard County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 6.062', W 112° 16.12'

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(Buttermilk Fort)

Erected 1855-56, was 150 feet long north and south by 75 feet wide. Facing each other and standing 30 feet apart were two rows of adobe houses. The gateways were in the north and south walls.
Richard Johnson and William Stevens, Sr. and families were the pioneers in the spring of 1855, five other families from Fillmore followed in the autumn and assisted in constructing the fort, which was completed in the spring of 1856.
The townsite was surveyed in 1867 by Edwin King and the name Holden adopted in 1869.
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of Utah Pioneers series
Marker Number3
Year Placed1935
Placed ByCedar Springs Camp, Daughters of Utah Pioneers – East Millard County, Utah
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 19th, 2014 at 7:56am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)12S E 390298 N 4328754
Decimal Degrees39.10103333, -112.26866667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 6.062', W 112° 16.12'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 6' 3.72" N, 112° 16' 7.20" W
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Area Code(s)435
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 24601-24681 100 N St, Holden UT 84636, US
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