March 20-23, 1923This location marks the second encounter of one of the last Indian uprisings in the United States. Posey and his Piute followers helped 2 young braves escape from the Blanding jail. At this site the pursuing posse closed in, Posey opened fire and shot Sheriff John Rogers' horse out from under him, narrowly missing several others. The next day the battle shifted to the Comb Ridge area where Chief Posey was shot and one of the escaped braves killed. Over the next several days all the braves were captured and eventually brought to trial.
|Placed By||Bureau of Land Management|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Saturday, June 4th, 2016 at 5:01pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||12S E 633374 N 4156094|
|Decimal Degrees||37.54220000, -109.49026667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 37° 32.532', W 109° 29.416'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||37° 32' 31.92" N, 109° 29' 24.96" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling East|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near C R 271, Blanding UT 84511, US|
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