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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMN6R_early-riverton-and-the-magnificent-dome-church_Riverton-UT.html
The first known residents of the Riverton area were the Yo No Indians, a poor tribe living along the Jordan River. Well-worn trails extended from Utah Lake where various tribes wintered, to Bear Lake where they rendezvoused during the summer. Much…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMN6Q_riverton-tithing-yard-hill_Riverton-UT.html
In 1886, the Riverton Branch of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints purchased choice land for a tithing yard from Samuel L. Howard Sr., located between 12400 and 12600 South, one mile northeast of this park. Members brought one tenth o…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMN6O_south-jordan-settlement_South-Jordan-UT.html
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.…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMN2A_thomas-butterfield_Herriman-UT.html
Born: June 17, 1811 - Died: April 6, 1890Thomas Butterfield, his wife Mary Jane Parker and little Mary Jane left their home in Farmington, Maine in 1869 to travel to Kirtland, Ohio to meet the Prophet Joseph Smith. There they became lifelong frien…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMMWM_west-jordan-settlement_West-Jordan-UT.html
When the Mormon Pioneers first came to the Salt Lake Valley, the river running west of the city was called the Western Jordan. All the area south of Big Cottonwood Creek was known as West Jordan. Thomas Butterfield, Samuel Egbert, and others we…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMCD_20th-ward-meetinghouse_Salt-Lake-City-UT.html
Formed in 1856 to accommodate rapid growth in the area, the 20th Ward originally met in a meetinghouse on 2nd Avenue between D and E streets. By 1884 when the need for a larger facility and the desire of the school board to use the location for a …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMBJ_this-is-the-place-monument_Salt-Lake-City-UT.html
This is the Place Monument, dedicated July 24, 1947, commemorates the arrival of the Mormon pioneers into the valley of the Great Salt Lake one hundred years before, and also the role of others—Spanish Catholic fathers, trappers and fur trad…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM9S_sesquicentennial-mormon-trail-wagontrain_Salt-Lake-City-UT.html
(150 Years). Winter Quarters, Nebraska to the Valley of the Great Salt Lake,April 21, 1997 to July 22, 1997. On a cold rainy morning in April 1997, modern day pioneers left Florence, Nebraska, the old winter quarters, to re-enact the migration …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM9P_north-jordan-canal_West-Jordan-UT.html
Gardner Mill and Mill Pond, 1915.The Garder Mill was built next to a natural pond which was a much used pioneer and later day picnic and recreation area until it was drained in the 1950's. Note Midvale Smelter in the background. Utah's First I…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM9I_the-old-sugar-house_Salt-Lake-City-UT.html
Home of one of the earliest efforts toward the creation of local industry in Utah. At these crossroads, in 1853-55, a structure was erected which stood for many years as a symbol of pioneer enterprises and courage. Its site was approximately two h…
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