Settlement of Meadow

Settlement of Meadow (HM1FG7)

Location: Meadow, UT 84644 Millard County
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N 38° 53.15', W 112° 24.47'

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The first settlers, James and Janet Duncan with four other families came in 1857, lived in dugouts on the ridge one mile west. In 1859 a culinary water problem caused them to move east where ten families began the settlement of Meadow, so named for its productive meadowland. In 1863 Wm. Henry Scott was appointed presiding elder of the branch. The ward was organized 1877 with Hyrum B. Bennett, Bishop. This Church, built in 1884, also served for school and public gatherings, as did the first log schoolhouse of Meadow.
HM NumberHM1FG7
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of Utah Pioneers series
Marker Number191
Year Placed1953
Placed ByCamp Janet Duncan, Daughters of Utah Pioneers.
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 1:31pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)12S E 377894 N 4305049
Decimal Degrees38.88583333, -112.40783333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 53.15', W 112° 24.47'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 53' 9" N, 112° 24' 28.2" W
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Area Code(s)435
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 156-160 E Center, Meadow UT 84644, US
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