Chase Mill

Chase Mill (HMNHI)

Location: Salt Lake City, UT 84105 Salt Lake County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 44.6', W 111° 52.433'

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Built in 1852 by Isaac Chase, a native of New York State who came to Utah in September 1847. His daughter Louisa drove the ox team across the plains which brought the mill stones and mill irons which were used in the manufacture of flour. In 1854, Brigham Young became a partner with Isaac Chase, and the mill was fitted out with improved machinery. During the famine of 1856-57, many families were furnished with flour gratis, and the lives of many men, women, and children were saved. Brigham Young acquired full possession of the mill in 1860. It ceased operations when the farm with its buildings were purchased by Salt Lake City in 1880.
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of Utah Pioneers series
Year Placed1934
Placed BySalt Lake County, Daughters of Utah Pioneers
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 19th, 2014 at 1:49pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)12T E 426220 N 4510632
Decimal Degrees40.74333333, -111.87388333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 44.6', W 111° 52.433'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 44' 36.00" N, 111° 52' 25.98" W
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Area Code(s)801, 435
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 589 Belmont, Salt Lake City UT 84105, US
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