Parley P. Pratt

Parley P. Pratt (HM99)

Location: Summit, UT 84772 Iron County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 50.179', W 112° 49.687'

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1807-1857. As a young man, Parley P. Pratt left his farming roots to become a traveling preacher, during which time he was converted and baptized into the Mormon Church. As a faithful saint, Pratt went on a number of Church missions, served as a member of the Quorum of Twelve Apostles, spent time in prison with Mormon Prophet Joseph Smith, edited the Latter-day Saints Millennial Star, helped form the constitution for the Provisional Government of the Territory of Deseret, and wrote a number of hymns, essays and missionary tracts. Because of his strong leadership skills and unwavering faith in building the kingdom of Zion, he was called to lead several explorations to further Mormon colonization of the southwest.
HM NumberHM99
Year Placed2001
Placed ByParowan Heritage Foundation
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 at 5:30pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)12S E 339133 N 4189228
Decimal Degrees37.83631667, -112.82811667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 50.179', W 112° 49.687'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 50' 10.74" N, 112° 49' 41.22" W
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Area Code(s)435
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 19 Old US Hwy 91, Summit UT 84772, US
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