Salt Creek Fort

Salt Creek Fort (HM1F9R)

Location: Nephi, UT 84648 Juab County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 42.974', W 111° 50.07'

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Completed in November 1854 by the Pioneers of Salt Creek (Nephi) for protection against Indians. The inclosure was 3 blocks square, from 1st West to 2nd East and from 1st North to 2nd South Streets. Markers have been placed at the corners. The original wall, composed of gravel, mud and straw, was 12 feet high, 6 feet wide at bottom and 2 1/2 feet wide at top, 420 rods in length. Gates were provided in the north and the south walls. This section of the original wall was removed to this site for preservation, November 7, 1933.
HM NumberHM1F9R
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of Utah Pioneers series
Marker Number2
Year Placed1934
Placed ByFort Wall Camp, Daughters of Utah Pioneers.
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 18th, 2014 at 12:20am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)12S E 428472 N 4396595
Decimal Degrees39.71623333, -111.83450000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 42.974', W 111° 50.07'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 42' 58.44" N, 111° 50' 4.2" W
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Area Code(s)435, 801
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 501-599 N 100 E, Nephi UT 84648, US
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