South Jordan Settlement

South Jordan Settlement (HMN6O)

Location: South Jordan, UT 84095 Salt Lake County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 33.493', W 111° 55.236'

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In 1859, George A. Smith sold his Mexican Land Grant to Alexander Beckstead, who, with others, settled ½ mile to the south. They dug a five mile ditch from Jordan River, in operation since completed in 1863. Adobe Community House built, 1864. John Winward, first school teacher. In 1863, L.D.S. Branch organized, James Woods, Pres., succeeded by Wm. A. Bills, 1867, who became Bishop in 1877. Later, on this site, a 30 x 46 ft. granite-adobe chapel was erected also used for school and recreation. Far South County
HM NumberHMN6O
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of Utah Pioneers series
Marker Number383
Year Placed1972
Placed ByFar South County, Daughters of Utah Pioneers
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 at 10:07pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)12T E 422060 N 4490123
Decimal Degrees40.55821667, -111.92060000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 33.493', W 111° 55.236'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 33' 29.58" N, 111° 55' 14.16" W
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Area Code(s)801
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 10558-10586 S 1055 W, South Jordan UT 84095, US
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