Settlement of Oxford

Settlement of Oxford (HM2L87)

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N 42° 15.523', W 112° 1.278'

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July, 1864, a company of explorers were sent to Idaho by President Brigham Young to locate suitable places for settlements. The same year Noam Brimhall and John Boice built the first homes in Oxford. William G. Nelson, George D. Lake, and George D. Black were presiding Elders until 1876, when William F. Fisher became the first Bishop. Mr. Fisher, noted express rider, erected this building 1876 for his law and mercantile business. Oxford, one of the first settlements, was for years the main trading center north of Cache Valley.
HM NumberHM2L87
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of Utah Pioneers series
Year Placed1939
Placed ByDaughters of Utah Pioneers, Bannock County Company
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Date Added Thursday, September 26th, 2019 at 11:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)12T E 415761 N 4679006
Decimal Degrees42.25871667, -112.02130000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 15.523', W 112° 1.278'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 15' 31.38" N, 112° 1' 16.68" W
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