Burton (HM2LJQ)

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N 43° 47.84', W 111° 51.423'

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Settlement named in honor of Robert T. Burton, who laid out the townsite in 1882. Early settlers cleared the sagebrush, dug canals, ditches, planted crops, and built modest homes. A branch of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints was organized in 1884 with George Foss, Presiding Elder.
Church services and school were were held in homes until a 20x30x12 ft. log meetinghouse was erected in 1886-87. It had a dirt roof, red pine floor, four windows, and a door. First school teacher was Jennie Smith; postmaster, H.S. Dudley; first white child born was Annie Thornton.
Year Placed1983
Placed ByDaughters of Utah Pioneers, Jenny Leigh Camp
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Date Added Sunday, October 6th, 2019 at 5:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)12T E 431053 N 4849720
Decimal Degrees43.79733333, -111.85705000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 47.84', W 111° 51.423'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 47' 50.4" N, 111° 51' 25.38" W
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