Jensen (Mau-be) Ferry

Jensen (Mau-be) Ferry (HM25PJ)

Location: Jensen, UT 84035 Uintah County
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N 40° 22.194', W 109° 20.157'

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The first boat (framed together with wooden pegs) used for passengers and baggage was built and operated by Lars Jensen 2 ½ miles downstream from 1881 to 1909.
It was replaced by a cable ferry for wagons in 1885, and a larger boat in 1894.
This was used until carried away by ice in 1909.
Its last service October 5, 1908 was 86 trips by his son Jens, crossing run-away Indians migrating from Uintah Reservation to the Dakotas.
The town was named in Honor of Lars Jensen.

Replica, 1/8 size of the last boat, made by Jens Jensen.
Escalante Camp

HM NumberHM25PJ
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of Utah Pioneers series
Year Placed1937
Placed ByDaughters of Utah Pioneers
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, February 27th, 2018 at 7:03pm PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)12T E 641276 N 4470142
Decimal Degrees40.36990000, -109.33595000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 22.194', W 109° 20.157'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 22' 11.64" N, 109° 20' 9.42" W
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Area Code(s)435
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5926-5936 S 10500 E, Jensen UT 84035, US
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