La Verkin - 134
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ggmorton
N 37° 11.963 W 113° 16.175
12S E 298575 N 4119403
A DUP historical marker outside a police station in La Verkin, Utah.
Waymark Code: WM3141
Location: Utah, United States
Date Posted: 01/23/2008
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member JacobBarlow
Views: 30

La Verkin
"Indian for Beautiful Valley"

In 1881 Thomas Judd, promoter, with others completed an 840 foot tunnel and 1 1/4 mile canal to bring water from the Rio Virgin for the cultivation of this valley. Excavations opened a large crystal cave of stalactite and stalagmites. In 1903, the first post office with H.W. Gubler as post master. June 23, 1904, an L.D.S. Ward was organized under a bowery with Morris Wilson as bishop, in 1904 first school house was built.
Marker Name: La Verkin

Marker Number: 134

Marker Text: Not listed

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