A Real Pioneer

A Real Pioneer (HM25PH)

Location: Jensen, UT 84035 Uintah County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 25.52', W 109° 10.498'

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Old homesteads are scattered throughout Dinosaur National Monument, each a memorial to hope and hard work. This cabin and the nearby structures are part of the homestead established by Josie Bassett Morris in the early 1900s.

Nearing 40 years of age, divorced and with her children grown, Josie wanted a home of her own. She chose this spot for its plentiful water and good pasture, the natural resources necessary to grow fruits and vegetables and raise cattle.

Family and friends from Vernal often visited. The cabin floors were softened by braided rugs, the beds were warmed with handmade quilts, and Josie's favorite pictures hung on wallpapered walls. In summer, beds of cosmos, marigolds, and poppies ringed the cabin.

There was always lots of work and never much money, but life here at Cub Creek suited Josie's independent spirit. She lived in this cabin until shortly before her death in 1964 at age 90.
HM NumberHM25PH
Placed ByNational Park Service U.S. Department of the Interior
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, February 27th, 2018 at 7:03pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)12T E 654817 N 4476565
Decimal Degrees40.42533333, -109.17496667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 25.52', W 109° 10.498'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 25' 31.2" N, 109° 10' 29.88" W
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Area Code(s)435
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Josie Ranch, Jensen UT 84035, US
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