Fort Herriman

Fort Herriman (HMNF7)

Location: Herriman, UT 84096 Salt Lake County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 31.245', W 112° 1.973'

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This monument marks the site of Fort Herriman built in 1855 by Thomas Butterfield, Henry Herriman, Samuel Egbert, Robert Petty, and John Stocking, as protection against the Indians.

The Fort was abandoned in 1858, under instructions from Brigham Young upon the approach of Johnston's Army. Some of the settlers returned a few years later and established the Town of Herriman. The Fort was named for Henry Herriman and Butterfield Canyon nearby for Thomas Butterfield, pioneers of this section.
HM NumberHMNF7
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of Utah Pioneers series, and the Utah Pioneer Trails and Landmarks Association series.
Marker Number32
Year Placed1933
Placed ByUtah Pioneer Trails and Landmarks Association, Daughters of Utah Pioneers, West Jordan District B.S.A, Members of West Jordan Stake and former residents
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Date Added Saturday, September 20th, 2014 at 12:04pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)12T E 412506 N 4486070
Decimal Degrees40.52075000, -112.03288333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 31.245', W 112° 1.973'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 31' 14.70" N, 112° 1' 58.38" W
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Area Code(s)801
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 12559 Pioneer St, Herriman UT 84096, US
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