Fillmore Pioneer Fort

Fillmore Pioneer Fort (HM1BH7)

Location: Fillmore, UT 84631 Millard County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 58.124', W 112° 19.409'

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This marks the Southwest corner of the Fort, built in October and November 1851 as protection from Indians, by first 17 families under direction of Anson Call, Jesse W. Fox, surveyor. About 2 city blocks in size, the front wall 8 to 10 feet high was built of cobblestones, other walls of mud, straw and rocks. The East wall followed the foot hills in circular form. Fort walls were used as back walls of homes. Mail station, Church, School, recreation grounds, gardens, and corral were within and Chalk Creek ran through the Fort.
HM NumberHM1BH7
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of Utah Pioneers series
Marker Number8
Year Placed1935
Placed ByEast Millard County Company, Daughters of Utah Pioneers
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 10th, 2014 at 4:48pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)12S E 385344 N 4314139
Decimal Degrees38.96873333, -112.32348333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 58.124', W 112° 19.409'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 58' 7.44" N, 112° 19' 24.54" W
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Area Code(s)435
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 45 S Main St, Fillmore UT 84631, US
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