Mormon Dairy
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N 34° 57.225 W 111° 28.926
12S E 455982 N 3868020
Quick Description: Mormon Dairy Arizona Historical Marker
Location: Arizona, United States
Date Posted: 3/31/2007 12:50:25 PM
Waymark Code: WM1C3Q
Views: 92

Long Description:
This is a marker near Mormon Lake in Coconino County.

The Marker Reads:

Historic Site

Mormon Dairy

Between 1876 and 1886, Hyrum Judd, under the direction of Lot Smith, supervised a Mormon Dairy one mile northeast near Dairy Spring.

Beginning with a herd of 115 cows. Large quantities of butter and cheese were produced. During the 1880's the herd almost doubled in number, and dairy products were delivered to residents of distant Brigham City, Sunset, and St. Joesph, Arizona.

Judd closed the dairy in 1886 and moved his family to the Mormon colony at Chuichupa, Chihuahua, Mexico.

by Scott L. Mickleson
Eagle Scout Project
Arizona Historical Society 1986
Marker Name: Mormon Dairy

Type of history commemorated: Place

County: Coconino

Name of any agency/ agencies setting marker:
Arizona Historical Society

Year placed: 1986

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