Granite Settlement

Granite Settlement (HMP22)

Location: Sandy, UT 84092 Salt Lake County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 34.4', W 111° 48.317'

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In the 1860's, a town named Granite was located at the mouth of Little Cottonwood Canyon by ore miners of Alta, Silverton, and Tannersville. Its desertion began as the mines closed about 1882. the surrounding country had been settled by Latter-day Saints. Granite Ward, organized July 1877, chose Solomon J. Despain, Bishop. A rock ward house was used for worship and school until the completion in 1890 of the one-room building on this block.
HM NumberHMP22
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of Utah Pioneers series, and the More Than Words series.
Marker Number370
Year Placed1970
Placed ByDaughters of Utah Pioneers
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 13th, 2014 at 8:38am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)12T E 431839 N 4491706
Decimal Degrees40.57333333, -111.80528333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 34.4', W 111° 48.317'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 34' 24.00" N, 111° 48' 19.02" W
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Area Code(s)801
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 9795 S 3100 E, Sandy UT 84092, US
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